Definitions for fortressˈfɔr trɪs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a fort or group of forts often including a town; citadel.
any place of exceptional security; stronghold.
Origin of fortress:
1300–50; ME forteresse < OF < VL *fortaricia (cf. ML fortalitia < L fortis strong
a fortified defensive structure
A fortified place; a large and permanent fortification, sometimes including a town; a fort; a castle; a stronghold; a place of defense or security.
To furnish with a fortress or with fortresses; to guard; to fortify.
Origin: forteresce, from
a fortified place; a large and permanent fortification, sometimes including a town; a fort; a castle; a stronghold; a place of defense or security
to furnish with a fortress or with fortresses; to guard; to fortify
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.
Translations for fortress
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a (usually large) fort or fortified building.
- قَلْعَه، مَعْقِل، حِصْنArabic
- fortalezaPortuguese (BR)
- die FestungGerman
- fæstning; borgDanish
- fortaleza, fuerteSpanish
- kastali, virkiIcelandic
- bangunan pertahananMalay
- نظامى كلا، لښكر كوټ، جنګى كلا، كلا، حصارPashto
- kale, hisarTurkish
- 堡壘，要塞Chinese (Trad.)
- وسیع قلعہ یا مورچہ بندیUrdu
- pháo đàiVietnamese
- 堡垒，要塞Chinese (Simp.)
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