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7 definitions found
 for palisade
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Palisade \Pal`i*sade"\, n. [F. palissade, cf. Sp. palizada, It.
     palizzata, palizzo, LL. palissata; all fr. L. palus a stake,
     pale. See Pale a stake.]
     1. (Fort.) A strong, long stake, one end of which is set
        firmly in the ground, and the other is sharpened; also, a
        fence formed of such stakes set in the ground as a means
        of defense.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Any fence made of pales or sharp stakes.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A line of bold cliffs, esp. one showing basaltic columns;
        -- usually in pl., and orig. used as the name of the
        cliffs on the west bank of the lower Hudson.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     Palisade cells (Bot.), vertically elongated parenchyma
        cells, such as are seen beneath the epidermis of the upper
        surface of many leaves.
  
     Palisade worm (Zool.), a nematoid worm ({Strongylus
        armatus), parasitic in the blood vessels of the horse, in
        which it produces aneurisms, often fatal.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Palisade \Pal`i*sade"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Palisaded; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Palisading.] [Cf. F. palissader.]
     To surround, inclose, or fortify, with palisades.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  palisade
      n 1: fortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes
           driven into the ground
      v 1: surround with a wall in order to fortify [syn: wall,
           palisade, fence, fence in, surround]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  93 Moby Thesaurus words for "palisade":
     abatis, advanced work, arm, armor, armor-plate, balistraria, bank,
     banquette, bar, barbed-wire entanglement, barbican, barricade,
     barrier, bartizan, bastion, battle, battlement, blockade, bluff,
     breastwork, bulkhead in, bulwark, casemate, castellate,
     cheval-de-frise, circumvallation, cliff, contravallation,
     counterscarp, crag, crenellate, curtain, demibastion, dig in, dike,
     drawbridge, earthwork, embattle, enclosure, entanglement, entrench,
     escarp, escarpment, face, fence, fieldwork, fortalice,
     fortification, fortify, garrison, glacis, hedge, hem, leg,
     loophole, lunette, machicolation, man, man the garrison, mantelet,
     merlon, mine, mound, outwork, pale, palisades, parados, parapet,
     peg, picket, pile, portcullis, postern gate, precipice, rail,
     rampart, ravelin, redan, redoubt, sally port, scar, scarp, sconce,
     shank, spile, stake, steep, stockade, tenaille, vallation, vallum,
     wall, work
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Palisade, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska
     Population (2000):    386
     Housing Units (2000): 188
     Land area (2000):     0.356859 sq. miles (0.924260 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.356859 sq. miles (0.924260 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            38130
     Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
     Location:             40.348408 N, 101.107126 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     69040
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Palisade, NE
      Palisade
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Palisade, CO -- U.S. town in Colorado
     Population (2000):    2579
     Housing Units (2000): 1117
     Land area (2000):     1.074809 sq. miles (2.783743 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.010805 sq. miles (0.027986 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.085614 sq. miles (2.811729 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            56970
     Located within:       Colorado (CO), FIPS 08
     Location:             39.109335 N, 108.354277 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     81526
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Palisade, CO
      Palisade
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Palisade, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    118
     Housing Units (2000): 67
     Land area (2000):     0.454019 sq. miles (1.175903 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.454019 sq. miles (1.175903 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            49498
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             46.712784 N, 93.489425 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     56469
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Palisade, MN
      Palisade
  

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