defilade

[n] - the arrangement of defensive fortifications to protect against enemy fire
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Defilade

1. Protection from hostile observation and fire provided by an obstacle such as a hill, ridge, or bank. 2. A vertical distance by which a position is concealed from enemy observation. 3. To shield from enemy fire or observation by using natural or artificial obstacles.
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Defilade

De`fi·lade' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Defiladed ; present participle & verbal noun Defilading .] [ Confer French défiler to defile, and défilade act of defiling. See 1st Defile .] (Mil.)
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defilade

noun the arrangement of defensive fortifications to protect against enemy fire
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Defilade

• (v. t.) To raise, as a rampart, so as to shelter interior works commanded from some higher point.
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defilade

to arrange fortifications against frontal attack
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