Synonyms for stronghold

Grammar : Noun
Spell : strawng-hohld, strong-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈstrɔŋˌhoʊld, ˈstrɒŋ-

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Définition of stronghold

Origin :
  • early 15c., from strong (adj.) + hold (n.) "fortified place, refuge."
  • noun refuge
Example sentences :
  • Meantime the stronghold of Mauburn's optimism was being desperately stormed.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • This stronghold Morgan must have if he ever hoped to win Panama.
  • Extract from : « Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates » by Howard Pyle
  • Silchester was originally a British stronghold, and was called by them Calleva.
  • Extract from : « English Villages » by P. H. Ditchfield
  • Otherwise, not on Morality, but on Cookery, let us build our stronghold.
  • Extract from : « Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics » by William Thomas Thornton
  • Stronghold after stronghold fell into their hands, until they were in Urbino itself.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Cesare Borgia » by Raphael Sabatini
  • On the following day he withdrew to the stronghold of Spoleto.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Cesare Borgia » by Raphael Sabatini
  • “He surrendered a French stronghold,” continued 284 the servant, softly.
  • Extract from : « The Strollers » by Frederic S. Isham
  • The scourge had been conquered in its first and only stronghold.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science April 1930 » by Various
  • Honor to him who can lead the forlorn hope of this stronghold of weariness.
  • Extract from : « The Daltons, Volume I (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • The stronghold of these demands lies west of the Alleghanies.
  • Extract from : « The Frontier in American History » by Frederick Jackson Turner

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