HyperDic: stronghold

English > 1 sense of the word stronghold:
NOUNartifactstronghold, fastnessa strongly fortified defensive structure
stronghold > pronunciation
Soundsstrao'nghhow.ld
Rhymesbehold ... wold: 49 rhymes with owld...
English > stronghold: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA strongly fortified defensive structure.
Synonymfastness
Narrowerbastion, citadelA stronghold into which people could go for shelter / shelter during a battle
blockhouseA stronghold that is reinforced for protection from enemy / enemy fire
holdA stronghold
keep, donjon, dungeonThe main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
redoubtAn entrenched stronghold or refuge
Broaderdefensive structure, defense, defenceA structure used to defend against attack
Spanishbaluarte, bastión, fortaleza
Catalanbaluard, bastió, fortalesa, plaça forta

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