Definitions for strongholdˈstrɔŋˌhoʊld, ˈstrɒŋ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

strong•holdˈstrɔŋˌhoʊld, ˈstrɒŋ-(n.)

  1. a well-fortified place; fortress.

    Category: Fortification

  2. a place that serves as the center of a faction or of any group sharing certain opinions or attitudes.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stronghold, fastness(noun)

    a strongly fortified defensive structure


  1. stronghold(Noun)

    A fortress

  2. stronghold(Noun)

    A place of refuge, survival or domination by a particular group or idea

    The last stronghold of the Cornish language.

  3. Origin: From strong + hold.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stronghold(noun)

    a fastness; a fort or fortress; fortfield place; a place of security

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a fort, fortress or castle etc.

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