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19:30 May 19, 2017
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French to English translations [PRO]
Archaeology / Les défenses du port ottoman d’Alger. (1530-1830)
French term or phrase: comblement linéaire
Cet ensemble d’îlots après comblement linéaire du terre-plein, permit une disposition et une typologie de forts rectangulaires plus appropriés au site. On dénombre sept, disposés en ligne et un huitième de forme dodécagonale en retrait, occupant à lui seul un îlot circulaire. Cette typologie répondait à une stratégie de défense frontale ; chaque fort constituant une partie d’un système défensif en ligne.
Hazel Le Goff
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Reference: Terre-plein

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Note added at 44 mins (2017-05-19 20:14:42 GMT)

I'm guessing maybe the terreplein forms a straight edge, and then the "ilôts" are some distance away from it. Doesn't your document come with a plan?

    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terreplein
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Asker: I have asked the Prof. for a plan but not received one yet. I just wonder whether it is simply horizontal filling. I have seen that 'Comblement de cavités' can be 'verticales, horizontales, ou en escalier'????

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