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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entanglement  \En*tan"gle*ment\,  n. 
  1.  (Mil.)  An  extensive  low  obstacle  formed  of  stakes,  stumps, 
  or  the  like  connected  by  wires,  ropes,  or  the  like 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  An  obstruction  of  cables  and  spars  across  a  river 
  or  harbor  entrance. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entanglement  \En*tan"gle*ment\,  n. 
  State  of  being  entangled;  intricate  and  confused  involution; 
  that  which  entangles;  intricacy;  perplexity. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  entanglement 
  n  :  an  intricate  trap  that  entangles  or  ensnares  its  victim 
  [syn:  {web}] 




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