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entanglement (plural entanglements)
- The state of being entangled; intricate and confused involution.
- That which entangles; intricacy; perplexity.
- (fortification) An obstruction placed in front or on the flank of a fortification, to impede an enemy's approach.
- (nautical) An obstruction of cables and spars across a river or harbour entrance.
the state of being entangled