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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


Synonymscrenelation


Broader (hypernym)building, construction









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