English to Afrikaans Meaning :: bastion

Bastion :
- Bastionbastions

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Noun(1) a group that defends a principle(2) a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle(3) projecting part of a rampart or other fortification

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(1) In modern societies, the media - for all their faults - are often the last bastion of liberty.(2) Asia's lions are protected in Gir, the last bastion of the species.(3) cricket's last bastion of discrimination(4) He gave orders to improve defensive positions, such as the natural bastion of Santon Hill on his left.(5) The buildings sit like a sheltering battlement, a running bastion enclosing green space created from the earth mounds of excavated material.(6) As well as the free exhibit there are lectures, Sunday concerts and weekly film screenings at the bastion of German cinema, the Goethe-Institut.(7) Parliament will always be the last bastion of this multilingual exercise.(8) ÔÇÿYou know I believe this attitude towards heavy people is the last bastion of open discrimination in our society,ÔÇÖ Andante quoted her as saying.(9) Neocon thought, of course, views Israel as a crucial bastion of the defense of Western values.(10) As more women join the male-dominated bastion of the police service, one top female cop launches a scheme to combat sexism and strengthen female representation in the PSNI.(11) The last bastion of domestic drudgery is about to fall thanks to the development of the world's first automatic ironing machine.(12) The day after we will start to open our new route on the rock bastion(13) As Havergal told this newspaper in 1999, ÔÇÿI feel we are the last bastion of socialist values.ÔÇÖ(14) We are, after all, the last bastion of civilisation, are we not?(15) The public sector has become the last bastion of comfortable retirement in Britain.(16) Independent documentary-making is the last bastion of free speech that we haveÔÇÖ.
1. projection ::
2. stronghold ::
3. citadel ::
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bastion, bastions
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