Meaning of rampart
Pronunciation: (ram'pärt, -purt), [key]
- a broad elevation or mound of earth raised as a fortification around a place and usually capped with a stone or earth parapet. See diag. underbastion.
- such an elevation together with the parapet.
- anything serving as a bulwark or defense.
- to furnish with or as if with a rampart.
- rampart (Thesaurus)