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Definition of Fortress


  1. A fortified place; a large and permanent fortification, sometimes including a town; a fort; a castle; a stronghold; a place of defense or security.
  2. To furnish with a fortress or with fortresses; to guard; to fortify.

Fortress Quotations

Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon.
Martin Luther

It is the same in love as in war; a fortress that parleys is half taken.
Marguerite de Valois

The Arabs are ready to accept a strong Israel with nuclear arms - all it has to do is open the gates of its fortress and make peace.
Mahmoud Darwish

Societies cannot move forward without law, and our constitution is the cornerstone of the law and our National Assembly is its umbrella and fortress.
Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

There are few places you can find silence. Air travel could be the last fortress of solitude.
Regina Brett
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Fortress Translations

fortress in Dutch is vesting
fortress in French is forteresse
fortress in German is Festung
fortress in Italian is fortezza
fortress in Latin is arx, pugnaculum
fortress in Norwegian is festning
fortress in Spanish is alcazaba, fortaleza
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