military crest

noun

Definition of military crest

: a line or position often below the topographical crest and on the slope toward the enemy from which maximum observation of the remainder of the slope can be obtained

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“Military crest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/military%20crest. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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