plural -s
: a work of fortification thrown up with gabions
: a structure of gabions sunk in lines as a core for a sandbar in harbor improvements

Word History


French gabionnade, from Middle French, from Old Italian gabbionata, from gabbione gabion + -ata -ade

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“Gabionade.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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