fortress Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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fortressnoun [C]

uk   /ˈfɔː.trəs/  us   /ˈfɔːr-/
a ​large, ​strongbuilding or ​group of ​buildings that can be ​defended from ​attack
(Definition of fortress from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fortressnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɔr·trəs/
a ​large, ​strongbuilding or ​group of ​buildings that can be ​defended from ​attack
(Definition of fortress from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fortress”
in Spanish fortaleza, fuerte…
in Vietnamese pháo đài…
in Malaysian bangunan pertahanan…
in Thai ป้อมปราการ…
in French forteresse…
in German die Festung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 城堡, 堡垒, 要塞…
in Turkish büyük kale, müstahkem mevki, hisar…
in Russian крепость…
in Indonesian benteng…
in Chinese (Traditional) 城堡, 堡壘, 要塞…
in Polish forteca…
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