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University of Colorado Boulder

Word of the week

CU word of the week – June 11, 2012

Crenellation – one of CU’s oldest buildings features this word, can you guess which one?

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Crenellation: a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns.

Macky Auditorium has crenellations as one of it’s architectural features.

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