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synonyms for stronghold

  • bastion
  • fortress
  • garrison
  • redoubt
  • bulwark
  • castle
  • citadel
  • fastness
  • fort
  • fortification
  • keep
  • presidio
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How to use stronghold in a sentence

In Montana and Pennsylvania, the party is trying to end statewide judicial elections — a way to prevent liberal strongholds from dominating the vote.
THE TRAILER: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE MAJORITY DOESN'T RULE?DAVID WEIGELAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Conservative Democrats locked down the South, the blue-collar wing performed well in the Upper Midwest, and liberals helped hold coastal strongholds.
REPUBLICANS NOW ENJOY UNMATCHED POWER IN THE STATES. IT WAS A 40-YEAR EFFORT.DAVID BYLERFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If the President should move against the stronghold, we advise him to employ a fire engine to wash its opponent out.
THE WAR SECRETARY WHO BARRICADED HIMSELF IN HIS OFFICE DURING AN IMPEACHMENT TRIALRONALD G. SHAFERJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“Montana governor’s race epitomizes a state changing along with its politics,” by Kathleen McLaughlinWhy a state with Democratic roots and conservative strongholds is so competitive now.
THE TRAILER: IS THIS THE FUTURE OF THE GOP?DAVID WEIGELOCTOBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
By the second half of the 13th century, the territories of the Crusader States had shrunk considerably and were limited to the small yet strategically vital coastal areas and strongholds like Tripoli, Acre, Tyre, Sidon, Haifa, and Tartus.
HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES: ORIGINS, POLITICS, AND CRUSADERSDATTATREYA MANDALMARCH 23, 2020REALM OF HISTORY
During the whole day there was an incessant fusillade, the rebelsʼ chief stronghold being the Recoleto Convent.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
In its best days it combined a military stronghold with the conveniences and artistic effects of a palace.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Then with myself and a dozen of his best warriors, he turned his face again toward the Jivro stronghold.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
He had the proud feeling of a victorious general who demands the last stronghold to surrender.
BLACK DIAMONDSMR JKAI
This royal stronghold served as a prison or dungeon, according to popular tradition.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
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WORDS RELATED TO STRONGHOLD

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