Meaning of EARTHWORK in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈərth-ˌwərk ]


Date: 1633

1. : an embankment or other construction made of earth ; especially : one used as a field fortification

2. : the operations connected with excavations and embankments of earth

3. : a work of art consisting of a portion of land modified by an artist

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.