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synonyms for citadel

  • bastion
  • fortification
  • fortress
  • blockhouse
  • castle
  • fastness
  • fort
  • keep
  • manor
  • redoubt
  • stronghold
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Understanding both the similarities and differences between the two sieges is critical to properly safeguarding this citadel of democracy — and democracy itself — moving forward.
THE SIMILARITIES TO THE LAST INVASION OF THE CAPITOL MATTER — SO DO THE DIFFERENCESLAWRENCE HATTERJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That’s a plot line for a Tom Clancy novel, not something that would happen in the citadel of democracy.
A COUP ATTEMPT AND AN UNDIVIDED GOVERNMENTALAN MURRAYJANUARY 7, 2021FORTUNE
The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The Spaniards, hard pressed on all sides, seemed determined to make their last stand in the old citadel.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
He resides in the Citadel Rhamnughur, which lies on the left bank of the Ganges, above the town.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
He was so good a man, and so profoundly revered by the Athenians, that they intrusted to him the keys of their citadel.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Calvin thereupon adopted Geneva as the site of his moral fortunes; he made it thenceforth the citadel of his ideas.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
General Chass, an old soldier of the Empire, who had lived there for some years, was in command of the troops in the citadel.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
For seven hours the citadel, the forts on the other side of the river, and the ships continued their fire.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
I know,' he cried, 'who is at the bottom of all this,' and forthwith locked up the King of France in the citadel of Peronne.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
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WORDS RELATED TO CITADEL

  • breastwork
  • bulwark
  • citadel
  • defense
  • fortification
  • fortress
  • mainstay
  • parapet
  • prop
  • protection
  • rock
  • stronghold
  • support
  • tower of strength
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