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addaword.gifdefinition of parados

noun
a pile of earth at the back of a trench that protects soldiers from being fired at from behind
Bodies were wrapped in groundsheets or blankets, then placed behind the parados to await removal to one of the small cemeteries that sprang up behind the lines.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 25/01/2013 11:28:00
Definition of parados from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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