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noun as in levee

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To me, the obvious suspect is all these artificial earthworks that are everywhere.

The underground earthwork at the House ranch lay near the highest point of the property, overlooking the river valley.

The mask also points to how early Smithson came to the main motif of his most famous work, the “Spiral Jetty” earthwork from 1970.

My words only prompt you to throw up another earthwork at the point attacked.

On the crest of the swell Moore had thrown up a slight earthwork, which was manned when we approached.

This conversion of earthwork into stone in the age of Severus can be paralleled from other parts of the Roman empire.

There seemed to be a blockhouse on shore, and a kind of earthwork, near which was a flagstaff, but no flag was exhibited.

The principal battery consisted of a semicircular earthwork, in which were embrasures for 13 guns.


On this page you'll find 89 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to earthwork, such as: barricade, citadel, fortress, reinforcement, barrier, and bastion.

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