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verb (circumvallat, ing)
  1. to surround with a rampart
  • 2004: The settlement is circumvallated by a stake-fence, so decayed that one may gain ingress at a dozen places. " David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
Etymology: From Latin circumvallare, from circum- + vallum "rampart".


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