Synonyms of fort
fortressDictionary • Soldiers inside the fort are under sustained attack.
fortress • a 13th-century fortress
keep • the parts of the keep open to visitors
tower • troops occupied the first two floors of the tower
castle • They were given a guided tour of the medieval castle.
garrison • The approaches to the garrison have been heavily mined.
stronghold • The seat was a stronghold of the Labour Party.
citadel • The citadel at Besançon towered above the river.
fortification • troops stationed just behind the fortification
fortified pa (New Zealand)
IDIOM:▷ hold the fort
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castleA castle is a large building with thick, high walls. Castles were built by important people, such as kings, in former times, especially for protection during wars and battles.
• They were given a guided tour of the medieval castle.
citadelIn the past, a citadel was a strong building in or near a city, where people could shelter for safety.
• The citadel at Besançon towered above the river.
• troops stationed just behind the fortification
Thesaurus for fort from the Collins English Thesaurus
a fortified enclosure, building, or position able to be defended against an enemy
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