Fortresses

Large, permanent, heavily fortified, defensive military positions, sometimes including a town. Larger and stronger than "forts.".

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Go Historic ID
3079
Names
fortresses
fortress
strongholds
vestingen Dutch
vesting Dutch
fortalezas Spanish
fortaleza Spanish

More Definitions

Large, permanent, heavily fortified, defensive military positions, sometimes including a town. Larger and stronger than "forts."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300006894. The J. Paul Getty Trust.