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- 1. bastion, defense, defence, defense force, defence force
- usage: a group that defends a principle; "a bastion against corruption"; "the last bastion of communism"
- 2. bastion, citadel, stronghold, fastness
- usage: a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle
- 3. bastion, fortification, munition
- usage: projecting part of a rampart or other fortification
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