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English definition of “redoubt”

redoubt

noun [C] uk   /rɪˈdaʊt/ us  
formal something that holds or defends a belief or a way of life, especially one that is disappearing or threatened: He described British public schools as "the last redoubt of upper-class privilege".Things remaining specialized military a small, often hidden building in which soldiers can hide while they are fightingFortificationsPlaces involved in military activity
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