Any construction, whether a temporary breastwork or permanent fortification, for attack or defense, the material of which is chiefly earth.
One or more archaeological features, such as a bank, wall, mound or setting of some kind, that appears in topographical relief in the ground surface, usually as a rise, projection or series of •humps and bumpsê. An earthwork is not necessarily made of soil; it may comprise stones and other materials too.
a military fortification formed chiefly of earth
Tank berms, tank pads, roads, and culverts at a TPT location.
general term for a large tombless grass mound, probably sacred, maybe residential.
These are archaeological banks and ditches, bump and humps in the landscape as they survive. They might stand only a few centimetres above ground level, or be elaborate large-scale constructions, such as a motte and bailey castle.
A field fortification (such as a trench or a mound) made of earth. Earthworks were used to protect troops during battles or sieges, to protect artillery batteries, and to slow an advancing enemy.
A military construction formed chiefly of earth, used in both defensive and offensive operations. See Berm.