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PARADOS (Fr. = back cover)

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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 752 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PARADOS (Fr. = back cover), a term used in fortification, expressing a work the purpose of which is to cover the defenders of a line of trenches or parapet from reverse fire, i.e. fire from the rear.
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