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English definition of “citadel”


noun [C] (BUILDING)    /ˈsɪt.ə.del/ US  /ˈsɪt̬-/
a strong castle in or near a city , where people can shelter from danger , especially during a war : The town has a 14th century citadel overlooking the river .Fortifications
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