- a well-fortified place; fortress.
- a place that serves as the center of a group, as of militants or of persons holding a controversial viewpoint: The campus was a stronghold of liberalism.
- They had table after table of phone lines, and computers were really getting a stronghold, and they had reporters from all over the world.
- You don’t have to look very hard to see that the high-desert city of Albuquerque is an adventure stronghold.
- In the midst of all this inclusion, however, the LGBTQ community – traditionally a stronghold for some of Oscar’s most ardent fans – has this year been largely left empty-handed, once again.
- In Montana and Pennsylvania, the party is trying to end statewide judicial elections — a way to prevent liberal strongholds from dominating the vote.
- Conservative Democrats locked down the South, the blue-collar wing performed well in the Upper Midwest, and liberals helped hold coastal strongholds.
- “People really did think it was a political stronghold,” Sismondo says.
- A Shiite stronghold wrapped in a Sunni explosive belt—not exactly a picture of stability.
- Two years ago, lawmakers in this staunch pro-labor stronghold passed anti-union right-to-work laws.
- On August 21, rockets struck in the east and west of the Damascus suburb of Ghouta, at the time a rebel stronghold.
- In Diyarbakır, a PKK stronghold, protestors defied orders to remain indoors.
- During the whole day there was an incessant fusillade, the rebelsʼ chief stronghold being the Recoleto Convent.
- In its best days it combined a military stronghold with the conveniences and artistic effects of a palace.
- Then with myself and a dozen of his best warriors, he turned his face again toward the Jivro stronghold.
- He had the proud feeling of a victorious general who demands the last stronghold to surrender.
- This royal stronghold served as a prison or dungeon, according to popular tradition.