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trenches

Definition/Scope: A long cut dug in the ground, especially one used for military defense, often with the excavated dirt thrown up in front; other uses include: for irrigation, drainage, or a boundary line.



Used For:

ditches
trenchlines

Broader Terms:

earthwork
excavation
field fortifications

Narrower Terms:

antitank ditches
tank ditches

Related Terms:

drainage


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