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synonyms for barbican

  • beacon
  • landmark
  • lighthouse
  • observatory
  • mirador
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How to use barbican in a sentence

On entering the small outer barbican, which is reached by a lane from the market-place, we come to the base of the Norman keep.
YORKSHIRE PAINTED AND DESCRIBEDGORDON HOME
He heard the voices of the sentries in the barbican as they conversed with the newcomers.
THE MAD KINGEDGAR RICE BURROUGHS
The principal barbican, or watch tower, is not at the entrance, but towards the north-east corner.
NOOKS AND CORNERS OF ENGLISH LIFE, PAST AND PRESENTJOHN TIMBS
Ten flanking towers protected its gateways, which, in their turn, were preceded each by a barbican.
ROMANTIC IRELAND; VOLUME 2/2M.F AND B. MCM. MANSFIELD
The barbican, or outwork of the fortification, was situated beyond the outer ditch, if it ever existed.
A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF NORWICHA. D. BAYNE
Neither lights nor any other signs of human beings were to be seen, and without misadventure we gained the base of the barbican.
THE YOUNG CAVALIERPERCY F. WESTERMAN
That on the east is defended by two great towers and a semicircular barbican.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 6VARIOUS
On the side of the town the castle is protected by a wide moat, and the entrance is masked by another large semicircular barbican.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 6VARIOUS
They could walk along the high crenellated walls of the Barbican and shoot thence, and stop the way by lowering the portcullis.
LIFE IN A MEDIVAL CITYEDWIN BENSON
I myself am called by my intimates, Memory Barbican, and I can recollect events and stories indifferently well; but you!
CHRONICLES OF LONDON BRIDGERICHARD THOMPSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BARBICAN

  • barbican
  • beacon
  • landmark
  • lighthouse
  • mirador
  • observatory
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