Stockade


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Stockade

A defensible space that is enclosed by a fence or palisade with loopholes.

stockade

A defensive barrier; logs or timbers driven into the ground to form an enclosure.
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Though I spent only one night at the stockade with Kumander Sumulong and two students, the experience was traumatic with the thought that I would be there for a long time.
Army Forces in the Far East, and attached to the Manila District Stockade for American garrison prisoners.
Equally, the major stress pattern of seven bi-syllabic stems, Maltese, Burmese, Chinese, arcade, blockade, stockade, and crusade, is on the first syllable, which is an incorrect production.
Familiar tunes like Columbus Stockade, John Hardy, Pretty Polly, Paddy On The Turnpike and Henry Lee are given a super-charged jolt from the fiery foursome.
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In which country did the Eureka Stockade incident happen in 1854?
Or at least it would be, were it not for the ugly, two-metre-high galvanised steel, concentrationcamp style stockade that surrounds both reservoirs, and which prevents the public from accessing this superb amenity.
4 MARTIN and Charlie Sheen - They share a passion for acting and a similar bone structure, and teamed up in 1990 battlefield flick Stockade, which Martin also directed.
"Since the 'tower and stockade' period, nothing has changed," wrote Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on his Facebook page Saturday night, during the demonstrations against the Prawer plan for the Negev that is expected to force tens of thousands of Bedouin out of the unrecognized villages where they live.
This project was undertaken in three upstate New York cities, pseudonymously named Lakeport, Stockade, and Carthage.
It concentrates on the life of the diggers rather than the politics of the time such as the miners' protests and the Eureka Stockade. The themes cover the voyage out and its dangers, getting to the diggings, what made a successful digger, the multicultural life of the diggings, food and shelter, night life, holidays and entertainment, women and children on the diggings, mining disasters in particular the flooding of the New Australasian mine at Creswick in 1882 when 22 miners lost their lives, and the visit of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, to Ballarat in December 1867.
Standing where the corner of the Camp Lawton stockade once stood was one of the greatest moments of my archaeological career," anthropologist Sue Moore of Georgia Southern University said in a (http://news.georgiasouthern.edu/pressrelease.php?id=2317) statement .