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ravelin

(ˈrævlɪn)
n
(Fortifications) fortifications an outwork having two embankments at a salient angle
[C16: from Italian ravellino a little bank, from riva bank, from Latin rīpa]
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In his "The Sforza Horse in Context," Carlo Pedretti proposes, on the basis of evidence which he himself admits to be thin, both that the horse was to have had its head reined in and that the statue was to have been mounted on a ravelin in front of the main gate of the Castello Sforzesco.
Revealed during excavation, it led to the ravelin protecting the city gate.
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