bīrtu (1)  [ḪAL.ṢU : ]  (n. fem. : [(URU.)ḪAL.ṢU : ] ; : also bištu ; plural : birānātu ;)

[Army]

1) fort , fortress , castle , bastion ; 2) : (citadel in town) ; 3) : (also) area protected by fortified outposts ; rab birtu : commander of a fortress ;

Variants : birtu

See also : bēt dūri, ḫalzu, birtūtu, dannutu, rab bīrtu, rab ḫalzu, birtūtu, ḫalṣu (2), kādu, bīrtu (1)