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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The fourth-century house of worship, which was built on top of a fortress constructed by the Roman emperor Trajan, is free to visit.
But perhaps the most harrowing of the ways in which the fires seemed to confirm our cinematic nightmares was the third: that climate chaos could breach our most imperious fortresses — that is, our cities.
Blockchain technology, the underlying protocol of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, might, for example, function as a sort of digital fortress protecting the secure exchange of information online.
There was talk of seizing National Guard armories and setting up a West Coast fortress for Hitler after Germany’s planned invasion and ultimate takeover the U.S. government.
Built in 1929 for actress Bertha Richter, the house evokes a European fortress with its turret and parapets.
Several of those competitive seats are in Orange County, once a Republican fortress where Democrats have been steadily increasing their numbers.
Skeptical Americans still view the city either as Trump’s racialized ghetto of crime and corruption—a crude stereotype built on outdated information—or as a fortress of out-of-touch elites.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of fortress
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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