Definition of watchtower
: a tower for a lookout
Recent Examples of watchtower from the Web
Ironically, the area, off-limits and guarded by two huge watchtowers, may soon be turned into a disassembly facility for nukes.
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First Known Use of watchtower
WATCHTOWER Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of watchtower for Students
: a tower for a guard or watchman
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