Definitions for fortressˈfɔr trɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

for•tressˈfɔr trɪs(n.)

  1. a fort or group of forts often including a town; citadel.

    Category: Fortification

  2. any place of exceptional security; stronghold.

Origin of fortress:

1300–50; ME forteresse < OF < VL *fortaricia (cf. ML fortalitia < L fortis strong

Princeton's WordNet

  1. fortress, fort(noun)

    a fortified defensive structure

Wiktionary

  1. fortress(Noun)

    A fortified place; a large and permanent fortification, sometimes including a town; a fort; a castle; a stronghold; a place of defense or security.

  2. fortress(Verb)

    To furnish with a fortress or with fortresses; to guard; to fortify.

  3. Origin: forteresce, from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fortress(noun)

    a fortified place; a large and permanent fortification, sometimes including a town; a fort; a castle; a stronghold; a place of defense or security

  2. Fortress(verb)

    to furnish with a fortress or with fortresses; to guard; to fortify

Freebase

  1. Fortress

    Fortress is a 1992 science fiction film directed by Stuart Gordon and shot at Warner Brothers Movie World in Queensland, Australia. The story takes place in a dystopian future. The main character in the movie, John Henry Brennick and his wife Karen B. Brennick are sent to a maximum security prison because they are expecting a second child, which is against strict one-child policies. It was followed by a sequel, Fortress 2: Re-Entry in 1999.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

fortress(noun)

a (usually large) fort or fortified building.

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