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citadel

cit·a·del / ˈsitədl; -ˌdel/ • n. a fortress, typically on high ground, protecting or dominating a city.

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Citadel

Citadel

a fortress; mole burrows at different levels; used figuratively.

Examples: citadel of mole burrows; of smuggling, 1774; of superstition, 1826.

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citadel

citadel XVI. — F. citadelle or It. citadella, dim. of cittade, obs. var. of città :- L. cīvitās, -āt- CITY.

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citadel

citadel. Fortress with bastions (usually four or six) sited within a fortified town, usually on an eminence.

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