HyperDic: stockade

English > 3 senses of the word stockade:
NOUNartifactstockadefortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout posts set firmly for defense
artifactstockade, concentration campa penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined / confined (usually under harsh conditions)
VERBcompetitionstockadesurround with a stockade in order to fortify
English > stockade: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningfortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout posts set firmly for defense.
Broaderfortification, munitiondefensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
Spanishestacada
Verbsstockadesurround with a stockade in order to fortify
English > stockade: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA penal camp where political prisoners or prisoners of war are confined / confined (usually under harsh conditions).
Synonymconcentration camp
InstancesAuschwitzA Nazi concentration camp for Jews in southwestern Poland during World War II
BelsenA Nazi concentration camp for Jews created in northwestern Germany during World War II
BuchenwaldA Nazi concentration camp for Jews in World War II that was located in central Germany
DachauA concentration camp for Jews created by the Nazis near Munich in southern Germany
Narrowerdeath campA concentration camp where prisoners are likely to die or be killed
BroadercampA penal institution (often for forced labor)
Spanishcampo de concentración
Catalancamp de concentració
English > stockade: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningSurround with a stockade in order to fortify.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderwall, palisade, fence, fence in, surroundSurround with a wall in order to fortify
Spanishempalizar
Nounsstockadefortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout posts set firmly for defense

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