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At night these animals have to be packed closely in an entrenched camp.

Turn a perfectly sound, entrenched business into a blue-sky factory?

He meant supremely to be safe, and to that end he had entrenched himself on every side.

The entrenched Turks were strong enough to withstand the attack of the Bulgarian forces.

The Germans were entrenched in the gardens and walled enclosures of the village.

What if he was entrenched behind stone walls at Martinsburg?

It is not well to have in our rear that entrenched camp at Harper's Ferry.

The position was entrenched, and the approaches were obstructed by felled timber.

And the regulation of this entrenched camp of prayer was perfect.

These can be found in subculture, but also within the entrenched culture.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, implied in intrenched, from en- (1) "make, put in" + trench. Figurative use is from 1590s. Related: Entrenched; entrenching.

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