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English definition of “watchtower”


noun [C]     /ˈwɒtʃˌtaʊər/ US  /ˈwɑːtʃˌtaʊr/
a tower built especially around the edges of prisons and army camps , the top of which provides a good position from which to see anyone who is coming close Places involved in military activityProtection and protectorsEnvironmental issues
(Definition of watchtower noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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