1. fortification, bulwark, rampart, bastion, Fort. vallation; trench, ditch, foxhole, dugout, sap, moat, fosse; nest, bunker, pill box, abri; beachhead, bridgehead, line, Mil. hedgehog; bank, parados, wall, embankment, mound; fence, defense, outwork, Rare. muniment; All Fort. work, redan, breastwork, earthwork, redoubt, lunette, tenaille.
2. encroachment, infringement, impingement, invasion; trespass, transgression, violation; intrusion, obtrusion, irruption; overstepping, overrunning, advance; inroad, ingress, incursion, infiltration.

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