Definition of Enceinte

1. Adjective. In an advanced stage of pregnancy. "Was great with child"

Exact synonyms: Big, Expectant, Gravid, Great, Heavy, Large, With Child
Similar to: Pregnant
Derivative terms: Expect, Expect, Gravidity, Gravidness, Largeness



Definition of Enceinte

1. n. The line of works which forms the main inclosure of a fortress or place; -- called also body of the place.

2. a. Pregnant; with child.

Definition of Enceinte

1. Adjective. (archaic) Pregnant. ¹

2. Noun. An enclosure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enceinte

1. an encircling fortification [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enceinte

encashes
encashing
encashment
encashments
encasing
encatarrhaphy
encauma
encaustic
encaustics
encave
encaved
encaves
encaving
encebollado
encebollados
enceinte (current term)
enceintes
encelitis
encephal-
encephala
encephalaemia
encephalalgia
encephalartos
encephalatrophic
encephalatrophy
encephalauxe
encephale isole
encephalectomies
encephalectomy
encephalic

Literary usage of Enceinte

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Modem Antwerp is a finely laid out city with a succession of broad avenues which mark the position of the first enceinte. There are long streets and ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"The walls of this exterior enceinte are hollowed by galleries of two kinds: some horizontal and giving access from outside to all the stories, ..."

3. Syria: The Desert & the Sown by Gertrude Lowthian Bell (1907)
"... because the prosperity of Egypt had made so deep an impression on Syrian minds. KAL'AT EL HUSN, WALLS OF THE INNER enceinte That evening the ..."

4. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund (1837)
"On formait une enceinte, dont « les extrémités embrassaient un espace de trois ... Quelquefois, « son enceinte renfermait un espace de trois mois de marche; ..."

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