Meaning of stronghold

strong•hold

Pronunciation: (strông'hōld", strong'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a well-fortified place; fortress.
  2. a place that serves as the center of a group, as of militants or of persons holding a controversial viewpoint: The campus was a stronghold of liberalism.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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