Noun(1) a fortified defensive structure
(1) he had proved himself to be a fortress of moral rectitude(2) The water fortress is the earliest man-made ancient military port in the country.(3) It was really surprising to know that Camp Abubakar was a military fortress and not an ordinary Muslim community.(4) The town was in fact a village within a fortress , though not the strongest of them all.(5) He never intended for voice mail to become the impenetrable fortress of evil that it has become today.(6) Surely someone in the town surrounding the fortress would come and find her.(7) This substantial strong fortress , strategically situated on a spur of Bredon Hill, overlooks the river Avon.(8) In 1665, Nikofor Chernigovsky converted the town into a fortress .(9) It was a separate fortress surrounded by strong walls.(10) No nation can erect a fortress against influenza - not even the world's wealthiest country.(11) A paranoid fortress mentality has unfortunately gripped the government policy makers in the most underpopulated country on earth.(12) It is not because my husband and I are less willing to give time to good causes, but because our attempts to do so have been blocked by a fortress mentality.(13) The conference hall itself is a virtual fortress protected by massive steel barriers.(14) But already we pay a price, levied not in blood but in freedom, as a fortress mentality seeps into the national culture.(15) Six years ago the bank was being admonished for its narrow focus, its fortress mentality, and its lack of responsiveness.(16) In fact, almost every castle, fortress , town or village had some sort of arena.
1. fort ::
2. castle ::
3. citadel ::
4. blockhouse ::
5. stronghold ::
6. redoubt ::
7. fortification ::
8. bastion ::
9. fastness ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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is an impregnable FORTRESS.
Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 3
...I will be enjoying a blissful evening
in my personal Fortress of Solitude.
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 21
And we need
every FORTRESS we have
Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 1
Welcome to my FORTRESS of solitude.
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 7
I'd call it a
"Fortress of Solitude for babies."
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 6
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