bastion

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A bastion (1)
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First attested in 1562. From French bastion, from Old French bastille ‎(fortress).

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Noun[edit]

bastion ‎(plural bastions)

  1. a projecting part of a rampart or other fortification
  2. a well-fortified position; a stronghold or citadel
  3. (figuratively) a person, or thing, who strongly defends some principle

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Dutch[edit]

Noun[edit]

bastion n ‎(plural bastions, diminutive bastionnetje n)

  1. bastion; a projecting part of a rampart

French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bastion m ‎(plural bastions)

  1. bastion
  2. stronghold

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian bastione, via French bastion

Noun[edit]

bastion m ‎(definite singular bastionen, indefinite plural bastioner, definite plural bastionene)

  1. a bastion (part of a fortification; also figurative)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian bastione, via French bastion

Noun[edit]

bastion m ‎(definite singular bastionen, indefinite plural bastionar, definite plural bastionane)

  1. a bastion (part of a fortification; also figurative)

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bastion c

  1. bastion; a projecting part of a rampart

Declension[edit]

Inflection of bastion 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bastion bastionen bastioner bastionerna
Genitive bastions bastionens bastioners bastionernas