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PLATFORM

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A level area, often cut into a hillside, slope or uneven ground. Use with more specific term wherever possible.

Related Terms

Term Note
CHARCOAL BURNING PLATFORM An area of flattened or compacted ground used for charcoal burning.
PLATFORM BUILDING A rectangular building constructed on an artificial platform, usually set at right angles to the slope.
SIGNAL PLATFORM A turf platform attached to a Roman military installation, and thought to be a beacon stance.

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