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bastion

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  1. a structure or place from which one can resist attack the rebel army retreated to its bastion in the mountains to regroup Synonyms fort, castle, citadel, fastness, fortification, fortress, hold, redoubt, strongholdRelated Words battlement, breastwork, bulwark, earthwork, embattlement, parapet, rampart; bunker, dugout; blockhouse, garrison house; alcazar, casbah (also kasbah)

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