Definition of Gabion:

part of speech: noun

Wicker cylinder filled with earth, used in constructing defences.

part of speech: noun

A bottomless basket of wicker- work filled with earth, used for shelter from the enemy's fire.

part of speech: noun

A large wicker basket filled with earth; used for purposes of military defense.

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