bastion

See also: bastión and Bastion

EnglishEdit

A bastion (1)

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

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NounEdit

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 m (plural bastions)

  1. bastion
  2. stronghold

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bastion c

  1. bastion; a projecting part of a rampart

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Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 05:55