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statute
a law put into effect by the legislative branch of a government
resolution
something that is resolved or determined: a formal statement of the feelings, wishes, or decision of a group
rector
a member of the clergy who has charge of a church or parish
maritime
of, relating to, or bordering on the sea
ramparts
broad banks or walls raised as protective barriers
steeps
sharply sloping places, such as hills
conceals
keeps secret or hides from sight
discloses
makes known
blockade
the cutting off of an area by means of troops or warships to stop the coming in or going out of people or supplies
deserter
someone who quits his post without permission especially with the intention of remaining away permanently
bombardment
to attack especially with artillery or bombers, continually or relentlessly
reinforcements
fresh additions which strengthen or increase what already exists