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palisade

Botany a layer of elongated mesophyll cells containing many chloroplasts, situated below the outer epidermis of a leaf blade

palisade

A series of stout poles, pointed on top and driven into the earth, used as a fence or fortification. Also see stockade.
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with Pallisades, but [these] are now all gone but a few of the principal Posts.
Pallisades Toys is doing a line of fully articulated, commemorative action figures, and Sideshow is doing a line of commemorative Muppet busts that will retail for $60 each.
He was serving a life sentence at a prison near Wolverhampton, and was with a prison officer in Birmingham when he disappeared near the Pallisades shopping centre at 1pm.
Venue: Riviera Country Club, Pacific Pallisades, California
Et fut ceste annee remarquable, en ce que tous les Lauriers, pallisades, et tendres abrisseaux, et la plus grand part des arbres moururent," la vie de Pierre de Ronsard, ed.
The city was surrounded by pallisades enclosing numerous earthworks such as the large pyrimidal temple mounds, the largest of which was thirty metres (100 feet) high and involved the movement of 22,000,000 cubic feet of soil.
The `Hydras of disease', exhorted the Philadelphia physician Charles Caldwell in 1802, could best be combated by removing wastes and refuse, by building houses on well-ventilated hillsides and by defending them against the exhalations of mill ponds and neighbouring marshes with pallisades of trees.
In addition to the beautiful setting, these properties have easy access to the Pallisades and the George Washington Bridge and are just a 45 minutes away from New York City.
A quick tour around Birmingham's shopping malls provides a striking reminder of the retail casualties of the past year, with each of the city's main shopping centres - Bullring, Pavilions and The Pallisades - hit by or threatened with closures of major tenants.
Within minutes of his arrival at the Pallisades Medical Center in New Jersey his condition was reported on TV bulletins.