demibastion

[ dem-ee-bas-chuhn ]

nounFortification.
  1. a work consisting of half a bastion, and hence having one face and one flank.

Origin of demibastion

1
First recorded in 1685–95; demi- + bastion

Other words from demibastion

  • dem·i·bas·tioned, adjective

Words Nearby demibastion

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British Dictionary definitions for demibastion

demibastion

/ (ˌdɛmɪˈbæstɪən) /


noun
  1. fortifications half a bastion, having only one flank, at right angles to the wall

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