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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Circumvallation \Cir`cum*val*la"tion\, n. (Mil.) (a) The act of surrounding with a wall or rampart. (b) A line of field works made around a besieged place and the besieging army, to protect the camp of the besiegers against the attack of an enemy from without. [1913 Webster]




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