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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Definitions for castellated

  1. having many castles.
  2. Architecture. built like a castle, especially with turrets and battlements.

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Citations for castellated
As we said, history, like the Rhine, passes through a castellated region, and like that of the river, this stratum begins and ends suddenly. Samuel Lucas, Secularia; or, Surveys on the Mainstream of History, 1862
Hence it comes that a volcano in active process of destruction often provides detailed scenery of astonishing grandeur and boldness. Its vertical walled gullies, its cliffs, its castellated ridges are like none other. W. Martin Conway, The Alps, 1904
Origin of castellated
Castellated entered English from the Medieval Latin castellātus around 1600.