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moat

noun [C] uk   /məʊt/  us   /moʊt/
a long, wide hole that is dug all the way around a place such as a castle and usually filled with water, to make it more difficult to attack
Translations of “moat”
in Vietnamese hào…
in Spanish foso…
in Thai คูน้ำรอบปราสาทหรือเมือง…
in Malaysian parit…
in French fossés…
in German der Burggraben…
in Chinese (Traditional) (城堡等的)護城河,城壕…
in Indonesian parit di sekitar kastil…
in Chinese (Simplified) (城堡等的)护城河,城壕…
(Definition of moat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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