Show all results sharing this subject:
1 In fortifications, a wall (contramure) behind another as a reserve defence, in case of the first wall being breached, or an outer wall to prevent an attacker from getting at the first wall.
A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture »
See all related items in Oxford Index »
Search for the text `counter-mure' anywhere in Oxford Index »
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please,
or login to access all content.
Forgot your password?