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  • In the atolls the similar effect can be obtained with "gabbions", wire cages filled with blocks of dead coral.

    Jennifer Marohasy

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  • "a kind of basket filled with earth, used as a breast work; to raise batteries, &c." (citation in list description; see also gabion, a more common (IMHO) spelling)

    October 9, 2008