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synonyms for trenches

  • dike
  • foxhole
  • gorge
  • gully
  • moat
  • pit
  • trough
  • waterway
  • arroyo
  • canal
  • cut
  • depression
  • drain
  • drill
  • dugout
  • earthwork
  • entrenchment
  • excavation
  • fosse
  • furrow
  • gulch
  • gutter
  • hollow
  • main
  • rut
  • sink
  • tube
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How to use trenches in a sentence

By bad luck d'Amade was away, up in the front trenches, and I could not well deliver myself to des Coigns.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He insists on my going round the French trenches and sent a capitaine de la Fontaine along with me.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
By the time we had passed along the whole of the French second line and part of their front line trenches, I had had about enough.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The shells came from Asia and Achi Baba:—in a fiery shower, they fell upon the lines of our front trenches.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Again visited Headquarters 29th Division, and afterwards walked through the trenches of the 87th Brigade.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The Turks thinking we were going to make the assault, rushed troops into their trenches, until then lightly held.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The American commanders confined the bombardment to the forts and trenches situated to the south of the city.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The upshot of the whole affair is that the enemy still hold a strong line of trenches between us and Achi Baba.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Walked the trenches where I chatted with the regimental officers and men, and found my compatriots in very good form.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
I greatly admire his character, but he positively could not have made his way along the fire trenches I inspected yesterday.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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