Definitions for "Terreplein"
The top, platform, or horizontal surface, of a rampart, on which the cannon are placed. See Illust. of Casemate.
Literally, earth full. An inner and outer wall filled with dirt or rubble resulted in a level space on a rampart between the parapet and the parade face. The floor from which cannon are fired.
level space where heavy guns can be mounted behind the parapet at the top of a rampart
An embankment of earth with a broad level top, which is sometimes excavated to form a continuation of an elevated canal across a valley.