CIRCUMVALLATION

, or Line of Circumvallation, in the Art of War, is a trench, bordered with a parapet, thrown up around the besieger's camp, as a security against any army that may attempt to relieve the place, as well as to prevent desertion.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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