Definition of bulwark:
counterspy, prohibition, paries, restriction, obstruction, rampart, mol, breakwater, restraint, groyne, wall, inguen, outwork, mole, bar, groin, gram molecule, support, jetty, hindrance, breastwork, barricade, seawall, defense, bulwarks, fortification, obstacle, barrier, parapet.
- "The Desert Valley", Jackson Gregory.
The whole encampment of the barbarians extended all along the bank of the river Asopus, their numbers being so great, there was no enclosing them all, but their baggage and most valuable things were surrounded with a square bulwark, each side of which was the length of ten furlongs.- "Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans", Clough, Arthur Hugh.
Devoted as she was to law and order, bulwark against the excesses of the French Terror and the world dominion that Napoleon sought, she was nevertheless equally strong in her opposition to Divine Right.- "The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series", Carl Russell Fish.