Origin of contravallation
Examples from the Web for contravallation
Historical Examples of contravallation
The other covered the siege, and secured himself from the allies by lines of contravallation.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II.
On the 20th I continued working on the lines of contravallation, under a dreadful fire from the place.
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
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.