- a rampart or entrenchment.
- the process or technique of constructing ramparts.
Origin of vallation
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Related Words for vallationbarricade, mainstay, bastion, fortress, redoubt, ridge, fence, barrier, bulwark, wall, parapet, support, guard, defense, hill, embankment, protection, elevation, mound, security
- the act or process of building fortifications
- a wall or rampart
Word Origin for vallation
C17: from Late Latin vallātiō, from vallum rampart
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