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fortress

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Etymology

From Old French forteresse.

Noun

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Singular
fortress

Plural
es

fortress (es)
  1. A fortified place; a large and permanent fortification, sometimes including a town; a fort; a castle; a stronghold; a place of defense or security.

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Verb

Infinitive
to fortress

Third person singular
fortresses

Simple past
fortressed

Past participle
-

Present participle
fortressing

to fortress (third-person singular simple present fortresses, present participle fortressing, simple past and past participle fortressed)
  1. To furnish with a fortress or with fortresses; to guard; to fortify.

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