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fortress

fawr truhs

  • n  a fortified defensive structure

  • Holed up in a Texas fortress, David Koresh and his followers fervently believe he is Christ -- and till death do them part.
  • For three decades the great Fiat works at Turin, Italy's biggest single industrial establishment (automobiles, aircraft engines, refrigerators) has been a fortress of Communism in.
  • Most of the men in the small cement fortress near the Moroccan border were Moslem riflemen in French uniform, professionals and veterans who had fought for France in Europe and .
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  • Marty Stuart in International Herald Tribune
    It was a sanctuary and a fortress for him,Stuart said. "There was a lot of writing that took place there. The 'Folsom Prison' prison record came from there, the 'San Quentin' record, 'The Holy Land,' the 'Man in Black' book came from...
  • King Abdullah II in International Herald Tribune
    AMMAN, Jordan: Jordan's King Abdullah II said Friday that Israel must choose between the mentality of "Israel the fortress" or "living in peace and security with its neighbors."
  • Michael Bloomberg in BusinessWeek
    I don't think it will look like a fortress,Bloomberg said. "There's nothing wrong with taking appropriate security actions."

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