bastion

See also: bastión and Bastion

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EtymologyEdit

A bastion (1)
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First attested in 1562. From French bastion, from Old French bastille ‎(fortress).

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bastion ‎(plural bastions)

  1. a projecting part of a rampart or other fortification
  2. a well-fortified position; a stronghold or citadel
  3. (figuratively) a person, or thing, who strongly defends some principle

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bastion n ‎(plural bastions, diminutive bastionnetje n)

  1. bastion; a projecting part of a rampart

FrenchEdit

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bastion m ‎(plural bastions)

  1. bastion
  2. stronghold

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian bastione, via French bastion

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bastion m ‎(definite singular bastionen, indefinite plural bastioner, definite plural bastionene)

  1. a bastion (part of a fortification; also figurative)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian bastione, via French bastion

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bastion m ‎(definite singular bastionen, indefinite plural bastionar, definite plural bastionane)

  1. a bastion (part of a fortification; also figurative)

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bastion c

  1. bastion; a projecting part of a rampart

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Inflection of bastion 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bastion bastionen bastioner bastionerna
Genitive bastions bastionens bastioners bastionernas
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