Synonym of bastion

Alternative for bastion

'bæstɪən

n.

a group that defends a principlea stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battleprojecting part of a rampart or other fortification

Noun

A projecting part of a fortification built at an angle to the line of a wall, so as to allow defensive fire in several directions
fortification stronghold bulwark fortress breastwork citadel fastness parapet redoubt support buttress castle defence fort hold mainstay outwork projection prop rampart refuge rock barbican bartizan palisade stockade defense upholder tower of strength keep barricade tower wall donjon earthwork garrison protection barrier embankment battlement blockhouse bunker alcazar circumvallation vallum burg safeguard fortalice fence turret buffer guard castellation defensive wall shield embattlement security vallation outpost bastille sanctuary presidio acropolis partition buffet crenellation balustrade protector supporter defender retreat escarpment dungeon camp station top manor berm mound hill ridge elevation battlements bank chateau peel palace protective wall armour seat fasthold safehold defences ravelin fieldwork estate house cover preventive cushion screen preventative hedge preparation block defenses entrenchment post shelter building up troop station military post command post buckler armor blockade bar railing dike hurdle roadblock stop dam head obstruction levee obstacle ward cordon aegis enclosure ammunition boundary safety egis bumper breakwater armament blank wall bailey pale ditch fencing pad fender causeway limit trench moat protective device safety device safety guard barrow motte tumulus slope verge dyke paling hedgerow rail tell kurgan windbreak groyne railings chains backstop trellis pickets posts cyclone net boards groin stakes shade blocking object barbed wire mail absorber

Noun

An institution, place, or person strongly maintaining particular principles, attitudes, or activities

Noun

Support used in engineering projects

Noun

The central part of a region defined by geographical or non-geographical criteria

Antonym of bastion

bastion Idiom, Proverb

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