Definition of emplacement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪmˈpleɪsmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪmˈpleɪsmənt//
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a position that has been specially prepared so that a large gun can be fired from it Word Origin early 19th cent.: from French, from em- ‘in’ + place ‘a place’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: emplacement