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Definition of Orillon

Orillon
Orillon O*ril"lon, n. [F., lit., a little ear, from oreille an ear, fr. L. oricula, auricula, dim. of auris an ear. See Ear.] (Fort.) A semicircular projection made at the shoulder of a bastion for the purpose of covering the retired flank, -- found in old fortresses.

Meaning of Orillon from wikipedia

- An orillon, also known as an orillion, is an architectural element of a military fortification. The ear-shaped projection of masonry provided defense...
- The Orillon Batteries were artillery batteries in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. The batteries were three-storey gun positions within a...
- Digital Anvil (March 4, 2003). Freelancer. Microsoft. Level/area: Endgame. Orillon: And it's driving out the Nomads. They can't take the redistribution of...
- the Artillery Officers' Quarters, Infantry Officers' Quarters, and the Orillon Bastion. The ruins of the barracks are a short walk from the car parking...
- 1550s. The French Spur was originally an ear-shaped bastion known as an orillon, and contained gun emplacements which protected the main spur. This projecting...
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- Crownwork Device Forts Entrenchment Flèche Gorge Hornwork Kotta mara Lunette Orillon Ostrog Place-of-arms Polygonal fort Presidio (Spanish America) Punji sticks...
- landward entrance to Gibraltar, and run from a natural fault called the Orillon to a cliff at the southern end of the isthmus linking Gibraltar with Spain...
- Crownwork Device Forts Entrenchment Flèche Gorge Hornwork Kotta mara Lunette Orillon Ostrog Place-of-arms Polygonal fort Presidio (Spanish America) Punji sticks...
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