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Brewer's: Citadel

(A), in fortification, a small strong fort, constructed either within the place fortified, or on the most inaccessible spot of its general outline; to give refuge for the garrison, that it…

Pinerolo

(Encyclopedia) Pinerolo pnrô´l, Fr. Pignerol, city (1991 pop. 35,331), Piedmont, NW Italy, at the foot of the Alps. It is an agricultural and industrial center. Manufactures include paper,…

Shirbarghan

(Encyclopedia) Shirbarghan shrbär´gän, city (1981 est. pop. 19,500), capital of Jozjan (Jowzjan) prov., N Afghanistan. It is a market for agricultural produce and Karakul lamb skins and is the site…

Acrocorinthus

(Encyclopedia) Acrocorinthus krkrn´ths, acropolis, or citadel, of Corinth, overlooking the ancient city. Some ruins of the acropolis remain. The Acrocorinthus was the site of a temple of…

Hunedoara

(Encyclopedia) Hunedoara hoondwä´rä, Hung. Vajdahunyad, city (1990 pop. 89,873), W central Romania, in Transylvania. A major industrial center, it has extensive ironworks and steelworks. Iron ore…

Huy

(Encyclopedia) Huy ü´, Du. Hoie, commune (1991 pop. 18,197), Liège prov., E Belgium, on the Meuse River; founded in the 9th cent. Huy produces paper, pottery, pewter, and machinery; grains are grown…

Veszprém

(Encyclopedia) Veszprém v´sprm, town (1991 est. pop. 64,277), W Hungary, near the Lake of Balaton. It is a commercial center producing textiles, wine, knitted goods, and foodstuffs. Made a…

Guadix

(Encyclopedia) Guadix gwäsh´, town (1990 pop. 20,975), Granada prov., S Spain, in Andalusia. It is the center of a farm area growing olives, flax, wheat, and hemp. Guadix was a Roman colony and,…

Alhambra

(Encyclopedia) Alhambra [Arab.,=the red], extensive group of buildings on a hill overlooking Granada, Spain. They were built chiefly between 1230 and 1354 and they formed a great citadel of the…