Meaning of circumvallate

cir•cum•val•late

Pronunciation: (sûr"kum-val'āt), [key]
— adj., v., -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
—adj.
  1. surrounded by or as if by a rampart.
  2. surrounded by a depression or wall-like ridge.
—v.t.
  1. to surround with or as if with a rampart.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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