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English noun: crenellation

1. crenellation (artifact) a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns

Synonymsbattlement, crenelation

Broader (hypernym)bulwark, rampart, wall

Part holonymcrenel, crenelle, merlon

Part meronymfort, fortress

2. crenellation (act) the action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows


Broader (hypernym)building, construction

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