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Origin of enceinte1
Words nearby enceinte
Definition for enceinte (2 of 2)
noun, plural en·ceintes [en-seynts, en-sants; French ahn-sant] /ɛnˈseɪnts, ɛnˈsænts; French ɑ̃ˈsɛ̃t/.
Origin of enceinte2
Example sentences from the Web for enceinte
The buildings contained in the enceinte are low, with narrow windows, in which parchment is substituted for glass.The Prairie Flower|Gustave Aimard
During the afternoon the Government had decided to move to Antwerp and take refuge in the enceinte.A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium|Hugh Gibson
Outside the enceinte populous suburbs surround the city on every side.
His eldest brother's wife was then enceinte, and I was born soon afterwards.Story of My Life, volumes 1-3|Augustus J. C. Hare
The town has a citadel built by Vauban on a rock beside the river, and embracing in its enceinte ruins of an old Gothic chteau.