[ va-ley-shuhn ]
/ væˈleɪ ʃən /
a rampart or entrenchment.
the process or technique of constructing ramparts.
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British Dictionary definitions for vallation
/ (vəˈleɪʃən) /
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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