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1 Inner last retreat in a fortification.

2 Fieldwork or outwork enclosed on all sides, of square or polygonal shape, set beyond the glacis, known as a detached redoubt.

3 Small work projecting from or within a bastion or ravelin.

4 Public assembly-hall, especially in Germany (e.g. Redoutensaal, Vienna).

Subjects: Architecture — Warfare and Defence.


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