Talk:Hadrian's Wall

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 Definition Ancient Roman wall, 118.3 km (73.5 mi) long, across northern England, built during the reign of the emperor Hadrian c. 122–126 and extended by Severus a century later, the wall marked the northern defensive boundary of Roman Britain. [d] [e]
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Hadrian´s Wall near Housesteads Fort.

Is it really defence and defensive in British English? David E. Volk 17:24, 29 March 2008 (CDT)

Yes it is. There is no such word as defense in British English. See Oxford English Dictionary or UK Ministry of Defence. Derek Harkness 21:09, 29 March 2008 (CDT)