- a fortress that commands a city and is used in the control of the inhabitants and in defense during attack or siege.
- any strongly fortified place; stronghold.
- a heavily armored structure on a warship, for protecting the engines, magazines, etc.
- Understanding both the similarities and differences between the two sieges is critical to properly safeguarding this citadel of democracy — and democracy itself — moving forward.
- That’s a plot line for a Tom Clancy novel, not something that would happen in the citadel of democracy.
- He hits bottom at Rocamadour, a sanctuary in the Dordogne known as a citadel of faith devoted to Mary.
- They severed the last railroad lifeline into Atlanta, making the Citadel of the Confederacy as it was touted no longer tenable.
- She seemed to know, to accept, to welcome her position, the citadel of the family, the strong place that could not be taken.
- Once this citadel is breached, the other walls can come tumbling down.
- It turns out that Santorum has a deep connection to the Citadel.
- The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.
- The Spaniards, hard pressed on all sides, seemed determined to make their last stand in the old citadel.
- He resides in the Citadel Rhamnughur, which lies on the left bank of the Ganges, above the town.
- He was so good a man, and so profoundly revered by the Athenians, that they intrusted to him the keys of their citadel.
- Calvin thereupon adopted Geneva as the site of his moral fortunes; he made it thenceforth the citadel of his ideas.