Examples of citadel in a Sentence
We visited a medieval citadel in Italy.
a massive stone citadel continues to command the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia
Recent Examples of citadel from the Web
The highlights of the city are the religious buildings inside the ancient white walls of its 16th century kremlin, or citadel, one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites.
The citadel has been used as an army base in recent fighting and several of its historic buildings have been destroyed.
Braintree is a regional non-profit incubator and citadel of entrepreneurial thought.
The lure is La Cité, a 10th-century citadel both fairy-tale and foreboding.
Demining operations continue in some parts of the sprawling Palmyra complex, which includes a large necropolis and medieval-era citadel outside the old city walls.
Another major change in the last few years is the addition of guards at several corners around the citadel.
There’s a room in Gary Gambel’s office in downtown New Orleans, kept under lock and key and surveilled constantly by a receptionist watching from a citadel-like bureau.
The scrap-wood citadels of my childhood (above, left) lacked a certain sophistication that comes with actual planning.
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CITADEL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of citadel for English Language Learners
: a castle or fort that in past times was used to protect the people of a city if the city was attacked
CITADEL Defined for Kids
Definition of citadel for Students
: a fortress that sits high above a city
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