outworks


outworks
trabalhos exteriores, fortificação externa

English-Portuguese dictionary of military terminology. 2014.

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  • μεσοτείχιον — μεσοτείχιος between the walls and outworks masc/fem acc sg μεσοτείχιος between the walls and outworks neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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