Castellation
Castellation \Cas`tel*la"tion\, n. [LL. castellation, fr. castellare, fr. L. castellum. See {Castle}.] The act of making into a castle. [1913 Webster]

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  • castellation — cas·tel·la·tion …   English syllables

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