Word Origin for mamelon
Examples from the Web for mamelon
The slope occupied by the French lines: view taken from the Mamelon Blanc.Verdun Argonne-Metz 1914-1918|Anonymous
Our loss was very heavy, as also was that of the French in the Mamelon, which was made a centre for the Russian fire.Jack Archer|G. A. Henty
Be careful to avoid saying, take a tower; such a pronunciation might suggest the Mamelon, instead of a trip of travel.
On June 7, after another terrific bombardment, the French stormed the Mamelon, though not without a serious struggle.Battles of English History|H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
After nearly two days' incessant firing the French stormed the Mamelon and two advance redoubts.The Life of Gordon, Volume I|Demetrius Charles Boulger