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A ringlike depression around the base of a seamount.
A valleylike depression around the inner side of a volcanic cone, between the rim and the lava dome.
A glacial channel in the form of a deep, wide trench.
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A broad, deep trench, filled with water, surrounding the ramparts of a town or fortress.
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A broad, deep trench surrounding the ramparts of a town or fortress; usually filled with water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.