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demibastion

[ dem-ee-bas-chuhn ]
/ ˌdɛm iˈbæs tʃən /
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noun Fortification.
a work consisting of half a bastion, and hence having one face and one flank.
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Origin of demibastion

First recorded in 1685–95; demi- + bastion

OTHER WORDS FROM demibastion

dem·i·bas·tioned, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for demibastion

demibastion
/ (ˌdɛmɪˈbæstɪən) /

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