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English Meaning(s) for 砦

  1. fort; fortress; stronghold; fortification

Definition and Synonyms for 砦

Citadel a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle
Synonyms: 城郭, 根城, 牙城,
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
Bastion a group that defends a principle

Meanings for each kanji in 砦

fort; stronghold; entrenchments Kanji Details »

Categories 砦 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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Stronghold a strongly fortified defensive structure
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Defense Force an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 砦

Sample Sentences for 砦

The enemy occupied the fort.
The chief massed his warriors to attack the fort.
They abandoned the fort to the enemy.
This house is no fortress or castle, but it still instills a sense of security.
The fortress was secure from every kind of attack.

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