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1. An earthen embankment, especially one used as a fortification. See Synonyms at bulwark.
2. Engineering Excavation and embankment of earth.
3. A work of art made by altering an area of land or a natural geographic feature, especially on a large scale.
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1. (Mining & Quarrying) excavation of earth, as in engineering construction
2. (Fortifications) a fortification made of earth
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. excavation and piling of earth in an engineering operation.
2. a military construction formed chiefly of earth for protection against enemy fire.
3. an artistic work that consists of a large-scale modification of an area of land by an artist.
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An embankment of earth constructed as a fortification.
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|Noun||1.||earthwork - an earthen rampart|
bulwark, rampart, wall - an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"
sconce - a small fort or earthwork defending a ford, pass, or castle gate
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earthwork[ˈɜːθwɜːk] N → terraplén m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
earthwork[ˈɜːθˌwɜːk] n (Mil) → terrapieno
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