Associations to the word «Fortress»


FORTRESS, noun. A fortified place; a large and permanent fortification, sometimes including a town; a fort; a castle; a stronghold; a place of defense or security.
FORTRESS, noun. (chess) A position that, if obtained by the weaker side, will prevent penetration by the opposing side, generally achieving a draw.
FORTRESS, verb. To furnish with a fortress or with fortresses; to guard; to fortify.

Dictionary definition

FORTRESS, noun. A fortified defensive structure.

Wise words

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