Port Tewfik is the proper name of the place at the station, but most of the people are Frenchmen, and they all call it terreplein.
Traverses to protect the terreplein of the ramparts from enfilade.
Salazar concentrated on finishing it, so that cannon could be mounted on its deck or terreplein.
The latter has no terreplein, and is seven palmos in height.
The parapets were raised, extra traverses erected, and the terreplein sunk.
The little table, with its vase of flowers brought from the gardens of the terreplein, was in position.
An oblique or sloping interior road to mount the terreplein of the rampart.
They had now demolished all of the wall that rose above the terreplein, and talked of making a general assault.
Also the use of shrapnel made it impossible for troops to find cover on the terreplein of a work some distance behind the parapet.
The terreplein of each of these works was sunk, so that the loopholes were within one foot and a half of the level of the ditch.