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bastille

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a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody
  • were amazed by the squalid, cramped quarters in the town's historic bastille

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The first known use of bastille was in 1663

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“Bastille.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bastille. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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