Definitions for fortressˈfɔr trɪs

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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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Margaret of Valois:

    In love, as in war, a fortress that parleys is half taken.

  2. Heinrich Heine:

    In these times we fight for ideas and newspapers are our fortress.

  3. Martin Luther:

    Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church it is a goodly Christian weapon.

  4. Amr Ezzat:

    Any religious modernization will ultimately be against al-Azhar, since it is the conservative fortress in the system.

  5. Brian Lepley:

    We need a welcoming area. You know, barricades, barriers and built like a fortress is not really an inviting atmosphere.

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