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vallo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. vallum, in milit. lang., surround with a rampart and palisades, to palisade, intrench, circumvallate (syn. saepio).
I. Lit.: “castra vallantem Fabium adorti sunt,Liv. 9, 41, 15: “castra vallari placuit,Tac. H. 2, 19; so, castra, Auct. B. Alex. 27, 6; 30, 2; Plin. 15, 18, 20, § 76: “vallare noctem,” i. e. to intrench themselves at night, Tac. G. 30: “nulli vallārant oppida muri,Luc. 4, 224.—Absol.: “muniendo vallandoque militem firmabant,Tac. H. 4, 26.—
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