Bastion


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Bastion BAS-chənPart of speech: nounOrigin: French, mid-16th century
1An institution, place, or person strongly defending or upholding particular principles, attitudes, or activities.2A projecting part of a fortification built at an angle to the line of a wall, so as to allow defensive fire in several directions.
 
Examples of Bastion in a sentence “By the time Tim got tenure, he was a bastion of academia.” “The naval base has a bastion that juts out into the ocean.”