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A bank or mound of earth used as a rampart or fortification.

Earthwork Castle (Non-Preferred) | Earthwork Fortification (Non-Preferred)


Related Terms

Term Note
CROSS RIDGE DYKE A linear earthwork, usually a bank accompanied by a ditch, which runs across rather than along an area or ridge of higher ground.
MOUND An artificial elevation of earth or stones. Use more specific term where known. Linked Data resource