цитадель

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian cittadella, via Polish cytadela.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡sɨtɐˈdɛlʲ] (phonetic respelling: цитадэ́ль)

Noun[edit]

цитаде́ль (citadɛ́lʹf inan (genitive цитаде́ли, nominative plural цитаде́ли, genitive plural цитаде́лей)

  1. citadel (a strong fortress that sits high above a city)
  2. citadel (a stronghold or fortified place, also figuratively)

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