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Definition of Bastion
A projecting part of a rampart or other fortification. | A well-fortified position; a stronghold or citadel. | (figuratively) A person, group, or thing, that strongly defends some principle.
How to use Bastion in a Sentence?
In the Bastion du Mat there were no less than thirty-six mines loaded and tamped.
The situation of the chapel prompted us to look over the ground for traces of a lunette
on the counterscarp.
There were eight nine-pounders mounted on a
looking seaward, but useless against a land-attack.
It is just a natural
such as a titanic Vauban might have designed in primeval times.
His statue now stands on a lofty pillar, rising from a
which for a long time sustained the heaviest fire of the besiegers.
On their return, a royal salute was fired from a
of the old wall, and in the evening the town was illuminated.
There was a black, bulging ridge like a
upon the right side of the
khor up which the camels were winding.
John Penhallow felt the sudden uplift and quickened his pace until he paused within the
lines of the fort.
Encampments were on every side, clustering close under the walls, whence a cannon poked its nose protectingly from the
above the gate.
Over the top of a high, jagged cliff, set like a rampart between two
knolls, he saw the upper half of the gas bag.
The tiny cafe from which they were served was at the end of a group of nondescript buildings that had probably grown up on a ruined
of the chateau.
The sharp angle of the
on this face is so weak that men are now engaged in throwing up an extempore glacis to cover the base of the wall and the casemates from fire.
It has a huge
at each corner and displays, even in its dismantled condition, a most interesting combination of military and domestic architecture.
At last the English
was blown up; the Turks swarmed to the breach, and were beaten back with a loss of two thousand men.
of the tower, under the rich magnolia bloom, towards me glided through the rosy shadow the loveliest being that ever moved outside the gates of heaven.
This fort was defended by a fosse of
depth, and by massy walls of an extraordinary thickness, flanked at each corner by a
well supplied with cannon.
The man on watch at the gate, before unharring, looked from the
over the stockades, to see who might be the three men who
So saying, she carried me round the battlements towards the opposite or southern side of the fortress, and indeed to a
almost immediately overlooking the place of our projected flight.
Short Example Sentence for Bastion
It was triangular, with a
at each angle.
It struck me that the
guns were rather crowded.
Through the darkness his dim eyes
of the serai.
Suddenly from the
of the Acropolis above wafted new music.
was known as that of the Standard, or Pavillon.
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