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mūnīmentum (moen- , archaic form, Enn. ap. Cic. Fin. 2, 32, 106 B. and K.), i, n. id.,
I.a defence, fortification, intrenchment, rampart, bulwark, protection (class. but not in Cic.).
I. Lit.: “ut instar muri hae sepes munimenta praeberent,Caes. B. G. 2, 17: “fossa, haud parvum munimentum, a planioribus aditu locis,Liv. 1, 33, 7: “sepulcri,Dig. 11, 7, 37.—Esp., of military fortifications, intrenchments: “tenere se munimentis,Tac. A. 13, 36: “domūs munimentis septae,id. ib. 15, 38: “munimentis se defendere,id. H. 5, 20: “coërcere intra munimenta militem,id. ib. 2, 18: “munimenta perrumpere,id. A. 12, 17: “regni, i. e. flumina,Curt. 4, 5, 4.—Of a defence or covering for the body: “munimentum ipsis equisque loricae plumatae sunt,Just. 41, 2, 10: “pingues aliquando lacernas, munimenta togae accipimus,Juv. 9, 28.—
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