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Definition 1: a fortified defensive structure - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for fortress in the sense of this definition

(fortress is a kind of ...) a structure used to defend against attack

"the artillery battered down the defenses"

(... is a kind of fortress ) any of various Spanish fortresses or palaces built by the Moors

(... is a kind of fortress ) a small fort or earthwork defending a ford, pass, or castle gate

(... is a kind of fortress ) a fortress established in the southwestern United States by the Spanish in order to protect their missions and other holdings

"Tucson was first settled as a walled presidio"

(... is a kind of fortress ) a circular masonry fort for coastal defence

(... is an instance of fortress) a fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was destroyed July 14, 1789 at the start of the French Revolution

(... is an instance of fortress) a fortified Moorish palace built near Granada by Muslim kings in the Middle Ages

(... is an instance of fortress) a fortress in London on the Thames; used as a palace and a state prison and now as a museum containing the crown jewels

(... is an instance of fortress) Inca fortress city in the Andes in Peru discovered in 1911; it may have been built in the 15th century

(fortress is a part of ...) a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns

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