Definition of Circumvallation. Meaning of Circumvallation. Synonyms of Circumvallation

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Definition of Circumvallation

Circumvallation
Circumvallation Cir`cum*val*la"tion, n. (Mil.) (a) The act of surrounding with a wall or rampart. (b) A line of field works made around a besieged place and the besieging army, to protect the camp of the besiegers against the attack of an enemy from without.

Meaning of Circumvallation from wikipedia

- and cir****vallation generally consist of earthen ramparts and entrenchments that encircle the besieged city. Thucydides notes the role cir****vallation pla****...
- detailed map of the Cavaliers defences of Newark and the lines of cir****vallation and contravallation along with the besiegers redoubts and fortified...
- surrender of the city to the Dutch army. During the siege, a 16 km cir****vallation line was made around Grol to prevent the enemy from leaving and to...
- heights. In response, Caesar besieged Pompey's camp and constructed a cir****vallation thereof, until, after months of skirmishes, Pompey was able to break...
- 960 people in Masada. The Roman legion surrounded Masada and built a cir****vallation wall, before commencing construction of a siege ramp against the western...
- of a Protestant congregation. In 1905 the demolition of the entire cir****vallation and the Rheingauwall was taken in hand, according to the imperial order...
- consisting of a rampart and trench, surrounding it. During the process of cir****vallation, the attacking force can be set upon by another force, an ally of the...
- Remnants of one of several legionary camps at Masada in Israel, just outside the cir****vallation wall at the bottom of the image....
- not so much to "the courage of Henry's men". Later, more extensive cir****vallation was effected under Pope Pius IV (reigned 1559–1565), when Leo's walling...
- Masada as 73 or 74 CE. The Roman legion surrounded Masada, building a cir****vallation wall and then a siege ramp against the western face of the plateau...