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[fa-seen, fuh-] /fæˈsin, fə-/

noun, Fortification.
a long bundle of sticks bound together, used in building earthworks and batteries and in strengthening ramparts.
/fæˈsiːn; fə-/
a bundle of long sticks used for filling in ditches and in the construction of embankments, roads, fortifications, etc


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