Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    This term means "something more than a mere military camp, post or station. The term implies a fortification or a place protected from attack by some such means as a moat, wall or parapet" U. S. v. Tichenor (C. C.) 12 Fed. 424.