- The definition of a berme is a wall or mound of earth intended to provide reinforcement.
An example of a berme is a horizontal plane between the wall and the moat of a castle.
Variant of berm
- a ledge or space between the ditch and parapet in a fortificationalso sp. berme
- ☆ Dialectal the shoulder of a road
- a narrow ledge or path as at the top or bottom of a slope, or along a beach
- a wall or mound of earth
Origin of bermFrench berme and amp; Dutch berm ; from Middle Dutch baerm: for Indo-European base see broom