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remblai

/French rɑ̃blɛ/
noun
1.
earth used for an embankment or rampart
Word Origin
C18: from French, from remblayer to embank, from emblayer to pile up
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  • A remblai, also topped with hawthorn, lies a little to the north of this road.

    The Old Front Line John Masefield

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