- a broad elevation or mound of earth raised as a fortification around a place and usually capped with a stone or earth parapet.
- such an elevation together with the parapet.
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I do think, however, that having won core ramparts for our civil rights, they had to find something else to do and screaming at straight people, and at cis people seems to be the new mode.
In fact the Berlin Wall was called the Anti-Fascist Rampart, as I recall.How The Cold War Endgame Played Out In The Rubble Of The Berlin Wall|William O’Connor|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The department has not changed since the Rampart and Rodney King days.Rogue L.A. Cop’s Facebook Manifesto: ‘You Will Now Live the Life of Prey’|The Daily Beast|February 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And, Denzel Washington and Woody Harrelson as corrupt characters in, respectively, Safe House and Rampart.Flick Picks: Denzel Washington as a Baddie, Rachel McAdams in ‘The Vow’|Ramin Setoodeh, Peter Travers|February 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In Rampart, Woody Harrelson plays a corrupt, violent LAPD officer.
Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story misstated the official release date of Rampart.
And I will make a circle round about thee, and I will cast up a rampart against thee, and raise up bulwarks to besiege thee.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
A white flag waved on the rampart, and the drums of the garrison beat the chamade.
Gerona had at one time been a fortress, but it was now simply covered with a feeble rampart.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
In 207 onwards, Severus built a new wall along the line of Hadrian's rampart.The Towns of Roman Britain|James Oliver Bevan
They reached the foot of the rampart, and by the stairway of a tower that was left unguarded, they mounted onto the curtain-wall.The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche|Anatole France