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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
for′tres, n. a fortified place: a defence.—v.t. (Shak.) to guard. [O. Fr. forteresse, another form of fortelesce (q.v. under Fortalice).]
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The numerical value of fortress in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of fortress in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Fortress came to us.
In love, as in war, a fortress that parleys is half taken.
In these times we fight for ideas and newspapers are our fortress.
This is an absurd proposal to build a Fortress America and pull up the drawbridges.
Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church it is a goodly Christian weapon.
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Translations for fortress
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- قلعة, حصنArabic
- fortalesaCatalan, Valencian
- fortiko, fortresoEsperanto
- دژ, قلعهPersian
- dùnScottish Gaelic
- բերդ, ամրոցArmenian
- rocca, fortezzaItalian
- бекініс, қамалKazakh
- 요새, 要塞Korean
- кре́пост, ка́ле, твр́динаMacedonian
- festningNorwegian Nynorsk
- cetate, fortăreațăRomanian
- тврђа, у̏тврда, tvr̀đava, tvȑđa, твр̀ђава, ȕtvrdaSerbo-Croatian
- pevnosť, tvrdzaSlovak
- kala, fortesëAlbanian
- диж, қалъаTajik
- pháo đàiVietnamese
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