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A rampart is a defensive wall or fortification constructed around a city, castle, or fort to provide protection against enemy attacks. Ramparts often include walls, parapets, and other defensive structures designed to withstand assaults.


Medieval Castle: The medieval castle’s ramparts were built with thick stone walls and battlements to safeguard the inhabitants from invaders.

Fun Fact

The word “rampart” has its origins in military architecture and refers to a defensive wall or fortification built to protect a city or fortress from enemy attacks.