Meaning of “palisade” in the English Dictionary

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"palisade" in British English

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palisadenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌpæl.ɪˈseɪd/ us /ˈpæl.ə.seɪd/

a strong fence made out of wooden or iron poles that is used to protect people or a place from being attacked

palisades [ plural ] US

a line of cliffs by the sea or a river

(Definition of “palisade” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"palisade" in American English

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palisadenoun [ C ]

us /ˌpæl·əˈseɪd/

earth science a long row of cliffs (= high area of rock with a steep side)

(Definition of “palisade” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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