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  Definition of Bulwark
  1. a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
  2. a fence-like structure around a deck
  3. an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"
  4. defend with a bulwark
Similar Words: breakwater, groin, groyne, mole, seawall, jetty, bulwarks, rampart, wall

 

Hyponyms: Antonine Wall, bailey, battlement, crenelation, crenellation, Chinese Wall, Great Wall, Great Wall of China, earthwork, fraise, merlon

 

Part Meronyms: ship, fortification, munition

 

Derivational Morphology: wall, palisade, fence, fence in, surround, rampart, breakwater, groin, groyne, mole, seawall, jetty

 

 
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