Definition of Fortifications

1. Noun. (plural of fortification) ¹



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Definition of Fortifications

1. fortification [n] - See also: fortification

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fortifications

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Literary usage of Fortifications

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1. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1885)
"The 'mural' houses were therefore those which had to keep the fortifications generally in an efficient state ; and this consisted mostly of repairing and ..."

2. The Ruins and Excavations of Ancient Rome: A Companion Book for Students and by Rodolfo Amedeo Lanciani (1897)
"The fortifications were begun only in or about 880, and consisted of walls and towers, like those of Borghetto, Castel Savello, etc., ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"But the military experts of France and Spain could see that the new fortifications concerned themselves ; and the works at Vercelli had to be abandoned on ..."

4. Picturesque History of Yorkshire: Being an Account of the History by Joseph Smith Fletcher (1899)
"Until the destruction of its fortifications and the filling up of its surrounding moats and ditches, Hull must have been one of the most impregnable ..."

5. Ivanhoe: A Romance by Walter Scott (1895)
"When Coeur-de-Lion and his retinue approached this rude yet stately building, it was not, as at present, surrounded by external fortifications. ..."

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