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English definition of “citadel”

citadel

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsɪtədəl/
a strong castle that was used in the past to protect people when their city was attackedBuildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesFortificationsPlaces involved in military activity
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