rampart wall

rampart wall

[′ram‚pärt ¦wȯl]
(geology)
A rimming wall formed along the outer or seaward margin of a terrace, as on various high limestone Pacific islands.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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