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palisade


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Palisade  \Pal`i*sade"\,  n. 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  Any  fence  made  of  pales  or  sharp  stakes. 
 
  {Palisade  cells}  (Bot.),  vertically  elongated  parenchyma 
  cells,  such  as  are  seen  beneath  the  epidermis  of  the  upper 
  surface  of  many  leaves. 
 
  {Palisade  worm}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  nematoid  worm  ({Strongylus 
  armatus}),  parasitic  in  the  blood  vessels  of  the  horse,  in 
  which  it  produces  aneurisms,  often  fatal. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  palisade 
  n  :  a  strong  fence  made  of  stakes  driven  into  the  ground;  for 
  defence 
  v  :  surround  with  a  wall  in  order  to  fortify  [syn:  {wall},  {fence}, 
  {fence  in},  {surround}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Palisade,  CO  (town,  FIPS  56970) 
  Location:  39.10745  N,  108.35778  W 
  Population  (1990):  1871  (847  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  81526 
  Palisade,  MN  (city,  FIPS  49498) 
  Location:  46.71313  N,  93.49072  W 
  Population  (1990):  144  (77  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  56469 
  Palisade,  NE  (village,  FIPS  38120) 
  Location:  40.34841  N,  101.10669  W 
  Population  (1990):  381  (191  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  69040 




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