fortification: difference between revisions

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Translations: converting language names to language codes inside {{trreq}}, minor spacing)
Line 20: Line 20:
 
*: Mandarin: {{t|cmn|防禦工事|sc=Hani}}, {{t|cmn|防御工事|tr=fángyù gōngshì|sc=Hani}}, {{t-|cmn|工事|tr=gōngshì|sc=Hani}}
 
*: Mandarin: {{t|cmn|防禦工事|sc=Hani}}, {{t|cmn|防御工事|tr=fángyù gōngshì|sc=Hani}}, {{t-|cmn|工事|tr=gōngshì|sc=Hani}}
 
* Finnish: {{t|fi|linnoittaminen}}
 
* Finnish: {{t|fi|linnoittaminen}}
* {{trreq|fr}}:
+
* French: {{t|fr|fortification|f}}
  +
* French: {{t|fr|renforcement|m}}
 
* German: {{t|de|Festungsbau|m}}, {{t|de|Befestigen|n}}
 
* German: {{t|de|Festungsbau|m}}, {{t|de|Befestigen|n}}
 
* Italian: {{t-|it|fortificazione|f}}
 
* Italian: {{t-|it|fortificazione|f}}
Line 40: Line 40:
 
*: Mandarin: {{t|cmn|防禦工事|sc=Hani}}, {{t|cmn|防御工事|tr=fángyù gōngshì|sc=Hani}}, {{t-|cmn|工事|tr=gōngshì|sc=Hani}}, {{t|cmn|堡壘|sc=Hani}}, {{t|cmn|堡垒|tr=bǎolěi|sc=Hani}}
 
*: Mandarin: {{t|cmn|防禦工事|sc=Hani}}, {{t|cmn|防御工事|tr=fángyù gōngshì|sc=Hani}}, {{t-|cmn|工事|tr=gōngshì|sc=Hani}}, {{t|cmn|堡壘|sc=Hani}}, {{t|cmn|堡垒|tr=bǎolěi|sc=Hani}}
 
* Finnish: {{t|fi|linnoite}}, {{t+|fi|linnoitus}}
 
* Finnish: {{t|fi|linnoite}}, {{t+|fi|linnoitus}}
* {{trreq|fr}}:
+
* French: {{t|fr|fortification|f}}
  +
* French: {{t|fr|renforcement|m}}
 
* German: {{t+|de|Festung|f}}, {{t+|de|Fort|n}}
 
* German: {{t+|de|Festung|f}}, {{t+|de|Fort|n}}
 
* Italian: {{t-|it|fortificazione|f}}
 
* Italian: {{t-|it|fortificazione|f}}

Revision as of 13:38, 29 January 2011

English

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology

From Latin fortificātiō.

Pronunciation

Noun

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.

Translations