What is another word for FORTS?

Pronunciation: [fˈɔːts] (IPA)

Forts, also known as strongholds or citadels, refer to a fortified structure or a place of protection. In military terms, forts are often used to provide a strategic advantage against any potential invaders. Another synonym for forts is bastions, which also emphasizes their protective and defensive value. Castles, on the other hand, are known for their grandeur and are often associated with royalty and medieval times. Fortresses are larger forts designed to withstand prolonged sieges. Fortifications are manmade structures built in order to protect an area or a territory. Finally, redoubts are small-scale fortifications or earthworks designed to reinforce a line of defense.

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What are the hypernyms for Forts?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Forts

Between December 21 and 26, a sally to Le Bourget was driven back, and, on the next day, the bombardment of the FORTS began.
"A History of the Third French Republic"
C. H. C. Wright
There have been times when it would have been a sore temptation to make use of the FORTS if they had existed.
"Ethel Morton at Chautauqua"
Mabell S. C. Smith
"I wonder what would have happened in Europe if there had been no FORTS between Germany and France," said Ethel Blue thoughtfully.
"Ethel Morton at Chautauqua"
Mabell S. C. Smith

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