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noun as in support; fortified place


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Since launching in 2018, Parler’s leaders have framed the social network as one of the last bastions of free speech online, building a fan base of annoyed conservatives who argue they had been silenced everywhere else.

Until very recently, the Atlanta area wasn’t a liberal bastion.

This week Bentley, that bastion of British luxury, became the latest OEM to set a date for that happening—the year 2030.

Overnight, they morphed from bastions of leisure into pariahs of the sea, floating hotspots crammed with tourists, sick and well.

The capital city, a liberal bastion, was so inundated by September that it had to cut off applications at 6,000.

Are the Brogpas of Kashmir in India really the last bastion of purebred Aryans?

The tweets linking to the National Review, that bastion of LGBT equality.

But that was not to be, and Kansas will continue as a Republican bastion for the foreseeable future.

Even in New York City, a place that touts itself as a progressive bastion, Sikhs have suffered a string of hate crimes.

Until that equation tips, individual Republicans may break ranks on gay rights, but the party remains a countercultural bastion.

It showed like a hollow bastion, filled with insurgent fire, flung up to heaven.

The principal bas-relief is a huge square panel, graven on the face of a rock bastion which immediately overhangs the stream.

You thought yourself well out of it, and were stopped by a bastion.

The massive wall which forms a corner of the green yard is a bastion of the city wall in the time of Edward IV.

For several hours they held a bastion, the possession of which was deemed highly important by both Turks and Christians.

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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bastion, such as: bulwark, citadel, fortress, mainstay, stronghold, and breastwork.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.