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revetment

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noun re·vet·ment \-ˈvet-mənt\

Definition of revetment

  1. 1 :  a facing (as of stone or concrete) to sustain an embankment

  2. 2 :  embankment; especially :  a barricade to provide shelter (as against bomb fragments or strafing)



1779

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1779

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