English translation of 'bastion'
Example Sentences Including 'bastion'
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La rue Blondel reste le dernier bastion du milieu français.Actuel
Mais la présidence de la République reste jusqu'à présent un bastion masculin que certaines verraient bien tomber.Le Monde (2000)
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'bastion' in Other Languages
British English: bastion NOUN
If a system or organization is described as a bastion of a particular way of life, it is seen as being important and effective in defending that way of life.
...a bastion of home cooking.
British English: stronghold NOUN
If you say that a place or region is a stronghold of a particular attitude or belief, you mean that most people there share this attitude or belief.
The region is a stronghold for extremists.
Translation of bastion from the Collins French to English
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