Examples of fortress in a Sentence
the boys built a snow fortress and then challenged the neighborhood kids to an in-your-face snowball fight
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Dracula is fictional, of course, but this remarkable fortress that dates to the 14th century most resembles the description of the castle in Bram Stoker’s dark novel.
When the pair was traveling in the 1930s, dozens and dozens of these impressive fortress towns were scattered across the Shanxi plains.
For example, the Seattle Sounders share a home with the Seahawks and the New England Revolution play in Gillette Stadium, the Patriots’ fortress.
However, Burnley have now taken their fortress to pieces and brought it on their travels.
For centuries, Eastern European countries such as Estonia relied on walls, watchtowers, and fortresses to keep out invaders.
Built during this time of civil unrest and merciless banditry, Zekate was constructed like a fortress, with thick stone walls, massive reinforced doors and small windows.
The colonial capital of Halifax was a military garrison town founded in 1749 as a counterweight to the then-French fortress of Louisbourg a few hundred miles up the coast.
The key part of the heavy water plant was in the basement of this enormous fortress of steel and stone.
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Origin and Etymology of fortress
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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