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Synonyms and Antonyms of escarpment

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escarpment

synonym (synonym of escarpment)

  • (noun.object)
    a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge; usually formed by erosion (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification (noun.artifact)
     

hypernym (escarpment IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge; usually formed by erosion (noun.object)
    an elevated geological formation (noun.object)
     
  • a steep artificial slope in front of a fortification (noun.artifact)
    defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it (noun.artifact)
     
synonym hypernym scarp escarp protective embankment fortification munition incline side

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