fortification

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French fortification, from Latin fortificātiō.

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Noun[edit]

fortification (plural fortifications)

  1. The act of fortifying; the art or science of fortifying places to strengthen defence against an enemy.
  2. That which fortifies; especially, a work or works erected to defend a place against attack; a fortified place; a fortress; a fort; a castle.
    • 1915, Emerson Hough, The Purchase Price, Ch.I:
      “[…] We are engaged in a great work, a treatise on our river fortifications, perhaps? But since when did army officers afford the luxury of amanuenses in this simple republic? []

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fortificātiō.

Noun[edit]

fortification f (plural fortifications)

  1. fortification (all meanings)

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