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flanked

Said of a fortification that is defended by another fortification.
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To the east is a large open area of lawn flanked by mature hedging, whilst a side terrace leads round to the entrance front with its stone paving and terraced lawns interspersed with mature shrubs, stone walls and paths.
Mr Morgan was appearing in front of senior AMs for his quarterly grilling but on this occasion, instead of appearing alone, he was flanked by two officials.
In an exercise in deferred gratification, you enter through a solid timber door set in a blade of masonry some 7.5m high and flanked by equally tall etched glass panels 250mm wide.
The terrified star, real name Sacha Baron Cohen, was flanked by the four bodyguards at the London premiere of his film Ali G In Da House.
But on Saturday, flanked by Minnie, Pluto and Goofy, executives launched the latest addition to the entertainment giant's European theme park.