What are some opposite words for citadel?

Antonyms for citadel
ˈsɪt ə dl, -əˌdɛl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bastion, citadel(noun)

    a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle

    Synonyms:
    bastion

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. citadel

    Fortification is the general word for any artificial defensive work; a fortress is a fortification of especial size and strength; a fortress is regarded as permanent, and is ordinarily an independent work; a fort or fortification may be temporary; a fortification may be but part of a defensive system; we speak of the fortifications of a city. A citadel is a fortification within a city, or the fortified inner part of a city or fortress, within which a garrison may be placed to overawe the citizens, or to which the defenders may retire if the outer works are captured; the medieval castle was the fortified residence of a king or baron. Fort is the common military term for a detached fortified building or enclosure of moderate size occupied or designed to be occupied by troops. The fortifications of a modern city usually consist of a chain of forts. Any defensible place, whether made so by nature or by art, is a fastness or stronghold.

    Synonyms:
    castle, fastness, fort, fortification, fortress, stronghold

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. citadel

    Synonyms:
    fortress, castle, stronghold, acropolis

How to use citadel in a sentence?

  1. Ghulam Sakhi:

    We have warned the government about the dire condition of the citadel but no one visited.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Earth is our only citadel in the universe; but we have illogically built many more fortresses within this beautiful castle!

  3. John Keats:

    It appears to me that almost any man may like the spider spin from his own inwards his own airy citadel.

  4. Terry Pratchett, Eric:

    The consensus seemed to be that if really large numbers of men were sent to storm the mountain, then enough might survive the rocks to take the citadel. This is essentially the basis of all military thinking.

  5. Alexander Hamilton:

    To admit foreigners indiscriminately to the rights of citizens the moment they put foot in our country would be nothing less than to admit the Grecian horse into the citadel of our liberty and sovereignty.

How to pronounce citadel?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

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