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synonyms for donjon

  • acropolis
  • alcazar
  • citadel
  • fastness
  • fort
  • fortification
  • fortress
  • hold
  • keep
  • manor
  • mansion
  • palace
  • peel
  • safehold
  • seat
  • stronghold
  • tower
  • villa
  • château
  • estate house
  • fasthold
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How to use donjon in a sentence

They mounted through darkened chambers, up dizzy ladders, to the summit of the donjon.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The moment the watchman, posted on the platform of the donjon, espied from afar a troop of travelers, he sounded his horn.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
The bishop emitted lamentable cries and essayed to resist the men who were dragging him into the donjon.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Neroweg, silent as before, looked from time to time towards the donjon as if awaiting the return of the bailiff.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
The bailiff nodded affirmatively, crossed the drawbridge and entered the donjon.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
The gaolers obeyed, and soon the merchant and Isoline disappeared with them in the depths of the subterranean donjon.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
This steep portion of the ladder was wrought in an abutment of the turret, where its base projected beyond the wall of the donjon.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
In this donjon the good monks established "storehouses" for the poor, a phrase that may be modernized into "soup-kitchens."
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
It is of the square keep, or donjon, variety, and played an important part in the warlike times of the past.
ITALIAN HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARFRANCIS MILTOUN
She yearned for the time when ladies were left in charge of the donjon keep, while their husbands went out to war.
THE PAGAN'S CUPFERGUS HUME
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DONJON

  • acropolis
  • alcazar
  • château
  • citadel
  • donjon
  • estate house
  • fasthold
  • fastness
  • fort
  • fortification
  • fortress
  • hold
  • keep
  • manor
  • mansion
  • palace
  • peel
  • safehold
  • seat
  • stronghold
  • tower
  • villa
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.