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Definition of 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
city. Thucydides notes
the role cir****vallation
map of the Cavaliers defences
and the lines
and contravallation along
with the besiegers redoubts
- heights. In response, Caesar besieged
Pompey's camp and constructed
thereof, until, after months
of skirmishes, Pompey
was able to break...
of the city to the Dutch
the siege, a 16 km cir****vallation
line was made around
Grol to prevent
- of a Protestant
congregation. In 1905 the demolition
of the entire cir****vallation
and the Rheingauwall
in hand, according
to the imperial
- 960 people
in Masada. The Roman legion surrounded Masada
wall, before commencing construction
of a siege
of one of several legionary camps
in Israel, just outside
wall at the bottom
of the image....
with vigour. Pompey
had his forces construct
a wall of cir****vallation around
that were held by the Jews. He then pitched
- were rejected, Silva established several
and a wall of cir****vallation completely around
the fortress. When the Romans finally broke
as 73 or 74 CE. The Roman legion surrounded
wall and then a siege
face of the plateau...
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