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Synonyms 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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. citadel(n.)

    Synonyms:
    FORTRESS, castle, stronghold

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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How to use citadel in a sentence?

  1. Edwin Markham:

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

  2. 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.

  3. Ghulam Sakhi:

    The government paid no attention to the sites and didn't build canals to divert flood water, we have warned the government about the dire condition of the citadel but no one visited.

  4. Ghulam Sakhi:

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

  5. Peter Kelly:

    Unless you're Goldman Sachs, Citadel, a big fund that trades big volume, CME doesn't care.


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