Citadel – meaning of the word and example

A strong castle in or near a city, where people can shelter from danger, especially during a war. (Cambridge Dictionary)

In the past, a citadel was a strong building in or near a city, where people could shelter for safety. (Collins Dictionary)

A fortress that commands a city. (Merriam – Webster)

A fortress, typically one on high ground above a city. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Example

The citadel. The Military College of South Carolina.

http://www.citadel.edu/root/

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