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English Meaning(s) for 要塞

  1. fort; stronghold; fortification

Definition and Synonyms for 要塞

Fortification defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
Synonyms: 築城, 要塞
Fort a fortified defensive structure
Synonyms: 出丸, , , 城塁, 城塞, 城郭, 堅塁, 堡塁, , 塁壁, 山塞, 本塁, , , 胸墻, 胸壁, 要塞, 要害, 防塁, 防塞
Fort a fortified military post where troops are stationed
Synonyms: 城塁, 城塞, 堡塁, , 山塞, , 要塞, 防塁, 防塞
Stronghold a strongly fortified defensive structure
Synonyms: 城郭, 堅塁, 堡塁, 本塁, 本陣, 根城, 牙城, , 要塞

Meanings for each kanji in 要塞

need; main point; essence; pivot; key to Kanji Details »
close; shut; cover; block; obstruct Kanji Details »

Categories 要塞 is a member of

Defense a structure used to defend against attack
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Military Post military installation at which a body of troops is stationed
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 要塞

Sample Sentences for 要塞

The fortress was in the enemy's hands.
He built forty-eight forts.
It's a fort built to defend the town from invasion.
They built the walls of the fortress without using cement at all.
You can still see the remains of the fortress there.

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