courtines percées d'archères

English translation: curtain walls pierced with arrow slits

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French term or phrase:courtines percées d'archères
English translation:curtain walls pierced with arrow slits
Entered by: DPolice

11:43 Jan 9, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: courtines percées d'archères
De cet ancien fief des Habsbourg, dont la construction a commencé en 1279,subsistent des courtines percées d’archères, qui ont échappées à la destruction lors de la guerre de Trente
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Sarah Downing
Local time: 08:20
curtain walls pierced with arrow slits
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DPolice
Local time: 14:20
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Thanks a lot DPolice. Curious as to what a curtain wall actually is, I did a quick surf and found the following link:
http://www.castlewales.com/curtain.html
Thus your answer was confirmed.
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curtain walls pierced with arrow slits


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DPolice
Local time: 14:20
PRO pts in pair: 454
Grading comment
Thanks a lot DPolice. Curious as to what a curtain wall actually is, I did a quick surf and found the following link:
http://www.castlewales.com/curtain.html
Thus your answer was confirmed.

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