watchtower

noun watch·tow·er \ ˈwäch-ˌtau̇(-ə)r , ˈwȯch- \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of watchtower

: a tower for a lookout

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1544


WATCHTOWER Defined for English Language Learners

watchtower

noun

Definition of watchtower for English Language Learners

  • : a tower that is used by a person who guards or watches a place


WATCHTOWER Defined for Kids

watchtower

noun watch·tow·er \ ˈwäch-ˌtau̇-ər \

Definition of watchtower for Students

: a tower for a guard or watchman

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