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ˈsɪt ə dl, -əˌdɛlcitadel

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bastion, citadelnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    bastion

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  1. citadelnoun

    Synonyms:
    FORTRESS, castle, stronghold

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "citadel":

    citadelle, bulwark, castle, bastion, stronghold, qal'at

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How to use citadel in a sentence?

  1. Archibald MacLeish:

    Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered. For the American citadel is a man. Not man in general. Not man in the abstract. Not the majority of men. But man. That man. His worth. His uniqueness.

  2. Joe Biden:

    At this hour, our democracy's under unprecedented assault, unlike anything we've seen in modern times. An assault on the citadel of liberty, the Capitol itself.

  3. 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.

  4. Ben Bernanke:

    This is it, there won't be anymore. They (Pimco and Citadel) prefer not having me consult too many firms and I personally think working with two firms will be plenty.

  5. Edwin Markham:

    I fear the vermin that shall undermineSenate and citadel and school and shrine.


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