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stronghold (n.)

early 14c., from strong (adj.) + hold (n.) "fortified place, refuge."

updated on December 11, 2013

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Definitions of stronghold from WordNet

stronghold (n.)
a strongly fortified defensive structure;
Synonyms: fastness
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