martello tower


mar·tel·lo tower

noun, often capitalized M \mär-ˈte-lō-\

Definition of MARTELLO TOWER

:  a circular masonry fort or blockhouse

Origin of MARTELLO TOWER

Cape Mortella, Corsica
First Known Use: 1803

Rhymes with MARTELLO TOWER

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