Examples of bastille in a Sentence
were amazed by the squalid, cramped quarters in the town's historic bastille
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In these wet, wooden bastilles in New York waters, more Americans died than in all the battles of the Revolutionary War combined.
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Origin and Etymology of bastille
French bastille, from the Bastille, fortress in Paris, from Middle French bastille, modification of Old Occitan bastida fortified town, from bastir to build, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German besten to patch
First Known Use: 1741See Words from the same year
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