Definitions of Coupure

  1. A passage cut through the glacis to facilitate sallies by the besieged. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. In mil., an intrenchment of any kind formed behind a breach whose object is to enable the besieged to prolong the defence. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.