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castle

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1 a structure or place from which one can resist attack
  • the implacable attackers placed the castle under a prolonged siege

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2 a large impressive residence
  • the mining tycoon built a magnificent castle on the hill overlooking the town

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The first known use of castle was before the 12th century

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“Castle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/castle. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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