"fortification" Definition

  1. n. The act of fortifying; the art or science of fortifying places in order to defend them against an enemy.
  2. n. That which fortifies; especially, a work or works erected to defend a place against attack; a fortified place; a fortress; a fort; a castle.

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Position in dictionary: 39438 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "fortification": 1
Words that end with "fortification": 2
Words that contain "fortification": 2
Next words in dictionary: fortified, fortifier, fortify, fortifying, fortilage, fortin, fortissimo, fortition, fortitude, fortitudinous
Previous words in dictionary: fortifiable, fortieth, forties, forthy, forthwith, forthward, forthrightness, forthright, forthputing, forthink

English Dictionary Definition of fortification

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