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See definition of earthwork on Dictionary.com
  • as inlevee
  • as inrampart
  • as intrench
  • as infortification

synonyms for earthwork

  • dam
  • bank
  • breakwater
  • mound
  • barricade
  • bastion
  • ridge
  • fence
  • barrier
  • bulwark
  • wall
  • parapet
  • support
  • guard
  • defense
  • hill
  • embankment
  • protection
  • elevation
  • mound
  • security
  • fort
  • breastwork
  • vallation
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How to use earthwork in a sentence

The underground earthwork at the House ranch lay near the highest point of the property, overlooking the river valley.
DRONES FIND SIGNS OF A NATIVE AMERICAN ‘GREAT SETTLEMENT’ BENEATH A KANSAS PASTUREBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
My words only prompt you to throw up another earthwork at the point attacked.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
On the crest of the swell Moore had thrown up a slight earthwork, which was manned when we approached.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
This conversion of earthwork into stone in the age of Severus can be paralleled from other parts of the Roman empire.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
There seemed to be a blockhouse on shore, and a kind of earthwork, near which was a flagstaff, but no flag was exhibited.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
The principal battery consisted of a semicircular earthwork, in which were embrasures for 13 guns.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
At the lower end of the city, covering the landing-place, rose a high earthwork crowned with cannon.
THE ONTARIO READERS: FOURTH BOOKVARIOUS
The General inspected an earthwork which the Captain was constructing, conversed with him, and invited him to his tent.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 97, NOVEMBER, 1865VARIOUS
Boulevard is the technical name for a kind of earthwork used in the early days of cannon.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
Over the top of this earthwork frowned the muzzles of two heavy guns, in front yawned a ditch twelve feet wide by six deep.
PONCE DE LEONWILLIAM PILLING
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