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vāllum ī, n

vallus, a line of palisades, palisaded rampart, intrenchment, circumvallation: vallo fossāque moenia circumvenit, S.: Pompeium fossā et vallo saeptum tenet: in tumulo vallum ducere, L.: fossas implere ac vellere vallum, V.— Fig., a wall, rampart, fortification: non Alpium vallum contra ascensum Gallorum obicio: munitae sunt palpebrae tamquam vallo pilorum.

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