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A ditch which forms part of a defensive barrier around a town.


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Term Note
BOUNDARY DITCH A ditch that indicates the limit of an area or a piece of land.
DITCH A long, narrow channel dug in the ground, used for irrigation or drainage, as a boundary or as part of a defensive barrier.
TOWN A settlement with public buildings, commercial establishments and private dwellings, larger than a village and having more complete and independent local government.
TOWN WALL A fortified wall, forming part of a defensive barrier around a town or city. Linked Data resource