KJV Dictionary Definition: rampart


RAM'PART, n. Hence we see rampart is from L. reparo; re and paro. See Parry and Repair.

1. In fortification, an elevation or mound of earth round a place, capable of resisting cannon shot, and formed into bastions, curtains, &c.

No standards from the hostile ramparts torn.

2. That which fortifies and defends from assault; that which secures safety.

RAM'PART, v.t. To fortify with ramparts. Not in use.