Definitions of citadel

  1. A fortress in or near a fortified city, commanding the city and fortifications, and intended as a final point of defense. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A fortress in or near a city. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. A fortress or castle in or near a city; a place for arms. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for citadel

  1. When the sun went down upon Wayne's timber citadel and the final account of stock was taken for the day, it was found that with one- fourth of the command, men and horses, killed and wounded there were left not more than three hundred cartridges, all told, to enable some sixty men to hold out until relief could come against an enemy encircling them on every side, and who had only to send over to the neighboring reservation- forty miles away- and get all the cartridges they wanted. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  2. From Augsburg we now made good speed, and when, one fine June morning, our proud old citadel greeted our eyes from afar, and I saw that Herdegen's eyes were wet as he gazed upon it, mine eyes likewise filled with tears, and as we rode we clasped hands fervently, but in silence. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers