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Words nearby contravallation
Example sentences from the Web for contravallation
On the 20th I continued working on the lines of contravallation, under a dreadful fire from the place.
Around the great tête de pont, he contented himself with raising a contravallation, which cut off the two roads.
Before help arrived, Anseric had had time to kill or put to flight all who were guarding the contravallation.
The old system of intrenched camps and lines of contravallation is unsuited to the spirit of modern warfare.Elements of Military Art and Science|Henry Wager Halleck
The other covered the siege, and secured himself from the allies by lines of contravallation.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.|Tobias Smollett