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stronghold

noun

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a structure or place from which one can resist attack
  • the island was the pirates' last stronghold in the West Indies

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“Stronghold.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stronghold. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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