fortaleza

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese fortaleza, from Old Occitan fortalessa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fortaleza f (plural fortalezas)

  1. fortress; fortification; stronghold (a large place built to withstand attacks)
    Synonyms: fortificação, forte
  2. (figuratively) bulwark; stronghold (something that offers protection, especially in a psychological sense)
    Synonym: baluarte
  3. fortitude; inner strength (emotional strength in the face of adversity)
    Synonyms: força, firmeza
  4. strength (the quality of being physically strong)
    Synonyms: força, muque (slang)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan fortalessa.

Noun[edit]

fortaleza f (plural fortalezas)

  1. fortitude
  2. strength
  3. firmness
  4. fortress

Synonyms[edit]

  • (strength):

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