Redoubt - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈdaʊt|  American pronunciation of the word redoubt
Brit.  |rɪˈdaʊt|  British pronunciation of the word redoubt

noun

- (military) a temporary or supplementary fortification; typically square or polygonal without flanking defenses
- an entrenched stronghold or refuge

Examples

The refugees gathered in a hilly redoubt several miles outside the city.

...a massive stone redoubt at the entrance of the bay guarded the city...

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