Noun(1) a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle
(1) Nine of the citadel 's original fourteen towers still stand, named after the guilds that raised the money to build and maintain them.(2) Lying at the town's highest point, the site resembles a small citadel , hovering above its surroundings and visible from the streets below.(3) The great city walls were not breached until 146, and it took a week of street fighting for the Romans to work their way to the citadel .(4) We drove two hundred kilometers to Bam, a sprawling walled city and citadel begun two thousand years ago by the Parthians.(5) They soon grew tired of the siege, bound their commander, and lowered him down the walls of the citadel to a summary execution.(6) The royal citadel , to strengthen the defences, was begun in 1666 and the dockyard at Devonport was developed in William III's reign.(7) A deep moat that surrounds the citadel has kept it from being damaged.(8) After the initial skirmishes of the battle, the French withdrew to their massive citadel .(9) He actually broke into the city, but could not take the citadel .(10) The city fell immediately, but the garrison held out in the citadel .(11) Each city was laid out on a grid plan with a high citadel and a lower city of domestic dwellings.(12) Victory eluded the British for three months, until Wolfe successfully landed men on the Plains of Abraham above the citadel .(13) At this point the palace-organized economy seems to have ceased, though parts of the citadel continued to be occupied until about 1050 bc.(14) The city fell immediately, but the citadel held out.(15) Peter's army stormed the citadel and sacked the city, killing several thousand inhabitants and local Byzantine troops.(16) the garrison withdrew into the citadel
(1) citadel :: দুর্গ
1. fortress ::
2. fort ::
3. stronghold ::
4. fortification ::
5. castle ::
6. hold ::
Different Formscitadel, citadels
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