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Definitions for stronghold
ˈstrɔŋˌhoʊld, ˈstrɒŋ-stronghold

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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

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. stronghold

    A fastness; a fort or fortress; a fortified place; a place of security.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stronghold in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stronghold in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of stronghold in a Sentence

  1. Asif Ghafoor:

    The stronghold was North Waziristan.

  2. Steve Warren:

    You know, moving from the north, from the south, then moving really from the east, we're beginning to build the box around that enemy stronghold. And eventually, we'll begin to dismantle it.

  3. Jaroslaw Kaczynski:

    We won the election, but we have no right to set laws and remodel Poland, this court is supposed to be the stronghold ... defending the system, defending all that has been bad and disgraceful in the last 26 years.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    If one's partner, friend, or husband and wife performs as a doctor each other, that executes the care, trust, pleasure, joy, mutual collaboration, and stronghold of life. Consequently, such thought eliminates the risk of separation.

  5. Charles Krauthammer:

    The Soviet Ministry announces they hit ISIS targets. Everyone knows it is a lie, like all of the lies that were issued in the Ukraine, they were not hitting ISIS. ISIS isn’t in the area. They were hitting… a stronghold for the Free Syrian Army.

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