A large fortified building or group of buildings with thick walls, usually dominating the surrounding country.
A permanent army post, as distinguished from a temporary camp
An area of dense population:
A harbor or anchorage; a port.
An expediency or shift; action taken to escape trouble or difficulty
One that upholds or defends something, as against neglect or unpopularity:
Something serving as a defense or safeguard:
Troops stationed in a fort or fortified place
A breastwork outside a fortification, to defend approaches, etc.
A stronghold; fort; castle
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