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  • noun Plural form of rampart.

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Examples

  • Of course, to be fair, the word ramparts does not appear in that Franklin classic, so that may have helped.

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  • The hauntingly serene blue-and-white medina, enclosed in Portuguese ramparts, is home to the French-owned Taros,

    Going Coastal

  • The hauntingly serene blue-and-white medina, enclosed in Portuguese ramparts, is home to the French-owned Taros,

    Going Coastal

  • The hauntingly serene blue-and-white medina, enclosed in Portuguese ramparts, is home to the French-owned Taros,

    Going Coastal

  • There also, in the landward ramparts, is a charming Zoo of the Whipsnade sort.

    Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: Part V

  • All to hear was the spilling of the river at the cascade under the bridge and the plopping of the waves against the wall we call the ramparts, that keeps the sea from thrashing on the Tolbooth.

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

  • There also, in the landward ramparts, is a charming Zoo of the Whipsnade sort.

    Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: Part V

  • For some, seeing a castle brings to mind a fairy tale ball where a beautiful blond princess met her brawny beau; for others, strolling inside the ramparts is a way to experience firsthand the more serious -- not to mention dark and violent -- aspects of history.

    The World's Most Spectacular Castles (PHOTOS)

  • For some, seeing a castle brings to mind a fairy tale ball where a beautiful blond princess met her brawny beau; for others, strolling inside the ramparts is a way to experience firsthand the more serious -- not to mention dark and violent -- aspects of history.

    The World's Most Spectacular Castles (PHOTOS)

  • Inside the ramparts are the sativas, the cultivated plants, soft and vulnerable, too highbred and civilized for fighting.

    The Dirty Life

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