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Synonyms for bastion
ˈbæs tʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bastion(noun)

    a group that defends a principle

    "a bastion against corruption"; "the last bastion of communism"

    Synonyms:
    citadel

  2. bastion, citadel(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    citadel

  3. bastion(noun)

    projecting part of a rampart or other fortification

    Synonyms:
    citadel

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bastion":

    stronghold, bulwark, fortress, outpost, citadel

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How to use bastion in a sentence?

  1. Peter Rup:

    It was the last remaining bastion of alpha and a sector where many hedge funds were hiding. Now it has succumbed.

  2. Steven Kasher:

    It's important to remember that Charles was a white Alabaman, he was the photographer at the Montgomery Advertiser -- hardly a bastion of integration -- who became very sympathetic to the movement. I knew Charles pretty well, and he had many sides to him -- sides he was able to reconcile and that allowed him to shoot with a deep understanding of so many different points of view. He was not parachuting into these marches and protests in the South. He had roots there and was fully engaged.

  3. John Branch:

    The NFL may be the last bastion of football in 50 years, because I can imagine the slow death of the sport creeping up from the youth level, if we keep finding out about the long-term effects of brain damage caused by the game, it's hard to imagine many parents will allow their children to play. Maybe high school and college football go away. And maybe football becomes more like MMA -- a sport that has relatively few participants, but enough to entertain the masses, with athletes willing to take obvious health risks to achieve money and fame.

  4. Wayne Pacelle:

    This is the last bastion of cage confinement in industrial ag.

  5. John Hannah:

    While elements of the Iraqi Army have gradually been able to evict ISIS from Iraq's smaller towns and cities, the challenge of liberating Mosul was of a whole different order of magnitude, it’s a vast metropolis that had millions of inhabitants, enormous sectarian and ethnic complexity, and was the historical bastion of Sunni [ Muslim ] revanchism in Iraq. The fight was always going to be toughest in Mosul, which is why it was left for last.


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