citadel definition

  • noun:
    • A fortress in a commanding position in or near a city.
    • A stronghold or strengthened destination; a bulwark.
    • a solid fortress that sits large above a city.
    • A stronghold or fortified location.
    • A fortress in or near a fortified city, commanding the town and fortifications, and meant in conclusion of protection.
    • A fortress or palace in or near a city, designed to maintain the inhabitants in subjection, or, in the event of a siege, to create a final refuge and point of security: frequently used figuratively.
    • Any highly strengthened post.
    • Synonyms See fortification.
    • a stronghold into which people could buy protection during a battle
    • A fortress in a commanding position in or near a city.
    • A stronghold or fortified spot; a bulwark.
    • a solid fortress that sits high above a city.
    • A stronghold or fortified place.
    • A fortress in or near a fortified city, commanding the city and fortifications, and intended as a final point of defense.
    • A fortress or castle in or near a city, intended to maintain the residents in subjection, or, in case there is a siege, to form one last refuge and point of defense: frequently employed figuratively.
    • Any strongly strengthened post.
    • Synonyms See fortification.
    • a stronghold into which folks could go for shelter during a battle

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