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

synonyms for earthwork

  • barricade
  • citadel
  • fortress
  • reinforcement
  • barrier
  • bastion
  • battlement
  • block
  • blockhouse
  • breastwork
  • buffer
  • bulwark
  • castle
  • consolidation
  • defense
  • entrenchment
  • fastness
  • fort
  • garrison
  • keep
  • outpost
  • parapet
  • preparation
  • presidio
  • protection
  • stockade
  • strengthening
  • stronghold
  • support
  • wall
  • embattlement

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      How to use earthwork in a sentence

      To me, the obvious suspect is all these artificial earthworks that are everywhere.
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      The underground earthwork at the House ranch lay near the highest point of the property, overlooking the river valley.
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      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.
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      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.
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      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.
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