What does stronghold mean?

Definitions for strongholdˈstrɔŋˌhoʊld, ˈstrɒŋ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stronghold.

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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  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Veryan Khan:

    By Boko Haram pledging to the Islamic State, Shekau has secured a safe haven for Boko Haram's leadership. Even if the current Nigerian offensives are to succeed, a temporary escape could be made to another IS stronghold from where Boko Haram's life cycle can be maintained irrespective of distance.

  5. Pearson Cross:

    This election has not been about Bill Cassidy, this election has been about the negative press that the President has gotten and the ability of Bill Cassidy to tie Barack Obama and( Senate Majority Leader) Harry Reid to Mary Landrieu. In this final act Saturday, the Louisiana race will test the limits of the vaunted Mary Landrieu turnout operation, particularly in Orleans Parish, which has been the family stronghold for generations. After Hurricane Katrina, Mary Landrieu operatives were vigilant about maintaining their voter data — scrubbing their voter files to make sure addresses and phone numbers were up to date after each purge of voters who had moved out of state by the Secretary of State's office. Landrieu's campaign also partnered with the Democratic Party to register scores of new voters across the state this year, focusing particularly on ushering new black voters into the party. In Saturday's election, it is hard to underestimate the importance of Landrieu's turnout operation in Orleans Parish, which encompasses the city of New Orleans.

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