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Noun
High walls used for defense
“The northern wall was a shield wall to enhance the castle's defense from arrows in the event an army approached from the upper mountain overlooking the castle.”
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Immunity or protection
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A long artificial mound of earth and stone, built to hold back water, for protection or to support a road
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Strategy to avoid unpleasant realities
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Plural for a means or method of defending (against attack)
“The best defense against libel, however, is good reporting.”
Noun
Plural for military measures or resources for protecting a country
“Arms procurement was motivated primarily by the government's constitutional obligation to maintain the integrity of the country's defense force.”
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Plural for a reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
“So what's your defense for this collective act of taxpayer waste and stupidity?”
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