[ US /ˈɹæmˌpɑɹt/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈæmpɑːt/ ]
  1. an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
    they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down
    they stormed the ramparts of the city
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  • The Getty Center is a multi-use complex made up of the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Conservation Institute, the Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities, the Education Institute for the Arts, the Information Institute, and the Getty Grant Program, as well as offices for the Getty Trust, an auditorium, a restaurant pavilion, and a stone-ramparted helicopter landing pad. The Big Rock Candy Mountain
  • A. P. D. Detective in Oren Moverman's Rampart is known as Dave "Date Rape" Brown, because years ago he killed a man suspected of being a sexual predator.
  • A short walk up a stairway to the top of the north rampart affords a view of the construction.
  • This narrow headland was defended as a cliff castle with three stone ramparts across its neck.
  • Vestiges of the city's forum, basilica, temple, ramparts, bastions and oil mills are also well preserved.
  • Watch eagles and vultures flying from the castle ramparts and the world's largest working catapult launching a fireball 150m into the air! The Sun
  • In the middle of Hue, however, was a virtually impregnable fortress known as the Citadel, with towers, ramparts, moats, concrete walls, and bunkers.
  • So when the earth-and-timber ramparts of Sulla's camp began to trace lines across the rolling Campanian horizon, Quintus Sertorius bade his cousin-in-law a grave goodbye, geed up his horse and departed. Fortune's Favorites
  • When he was finished, Rampart Dam lay pretty much in ruins.
  • The massive ramparts of the Citadel overlook the whole city.
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