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synonyms for moat

  • gully
  • trench
  • canal
  • channel
  • fosse
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According to local media, Hebei’s leaders have committed to defending the capital, pledging the province will act as a “political moat” around Beijing, protecting it from the viral spread.
‘POLITICAL MOAT’: CHINA LOCKS DOWN 11 MILLION TO INSULATE BEIJING FROM NEW COVID OUTBREAKEAMON BARRETTJANUARY 11, 2021FORTUNE
For Hawaii, the Pacific Ocean has helped serve as the world’s biggest moat.
HAWAII IS RIDING OUT THE COVID-19 STORM. BUT GEOGRAPHIC ISOLATION ISN'T THE BLESSING IT MAY SEEMALEJANDRO DE LA GARZANOVEMBER 25, 2020TIME
So if the prince’s castle has a moat, Cinderella might be able to make a grand entrance from a pumpkin after all.
HERE’S HOW GIANT PUMPKINS GET SO BIGBETHANY BROOKSHIREOCTOBER 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
With the rollout of the new campaign format, Snapchat is widening its moat against TikTok and other challengers for short-form video budgets.
SNAPCHAT IS PITCHING HIGH-FREQUENCY, HIGH-REACH ‘PLATFORM BURST’ AD CAMPAIGNSSEB JOSEPHSEPTEMBER 28, 2020DIGIDAY
Broadcast and cable are highly geographic but the franchise value becomes higher because of the regulatory moat.
WITH GOAT CAPITAL, JUSTIN KAN AND ROBIN CHAN WANT TO KEEP FOUNDING ALONGSIDE THE RIGHT TEAMSERIC ELDONSEPTEMBER 17, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Thinking to escape and summon assistance from the cantonment, Douglas mounted the wall and leaped into the moat.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The house itself was built nearly two hundred years earlier and was later surrounded by a moat as a further means of defense.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
But the Scots tower proved useless, for its wheels stuck in the mud of the moat, and it could not be got up to the wall.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
He'll immediately throw down his bunch of flowers and dive despairingly into the moat.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
An ornamental lake indicates where once was the moat, but the outlines of the walls are shown only by grass-covered ridges.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
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WORDS RELATED TO MOAT

  • bar
  • barricade
  • blank wall
  • blockade
  • bound
  • boundary
  • confines
  • curtain
  • ditch
  • enclosure
  • fence
  • fortification
  • gully
  • hurdle
  • impediment
  • limit
  • moat
  • obstacle
  • pale
  • palisade
  • railing
  • rampart
  • roadblock
  • stop
  • trench
  • wall
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.