[ am-er-tahyz-muh nt, uh-mawr-tiz- ]
/ ˌæm ərˈtaɪz mənt, əˈmɔr tɪz- /
a sloping top on a buttress, pillar, etc.
an architectural feature, as a gable, at the top of a façade.
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Also a·mor·tisse·ment [uh-mawr-tiz-muh nt] /əˈmɔr tɪz mənt/.
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