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Barbican

the. a building complex in the City of London: includes residential developments and the Barbican Arts Centre (completed 1982) housing concert and exhibition halls, theatres, cinemas, etc

Barbican

An outer defense of a castle or city, in particular a tower above a gate or drawbridge.

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barbican
The outer defense work of a castle or town, frequently a watchtower at the gate.