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Architecture the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress


Inner tower of a castle.

keep, donjon

The stronghold of a medieval castle, usually in the form of a massive tower, and a place of residence, esp. in times of siege.
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So far Kashmir is concerned, let us all keep away from petty politics," he said.
BEIRUT: People should keep away from the Litani River because of flood risks, the governmental body that manages the south Lebanon waterway has warned.
Keep away from: High waist pant and skirts, heavy detailing around the waist, bodycon, shapeless and boxy cloth.
He had previously been issued with a nonharassment order and told to keep away.
PACDA has urged people in the affected areas to avoid touching or trying to move fallen objects and electrical wires and keep away from damaged places and not put their lives at risk.
IANS Kottayam (Kerala) The six legislators of the Kerala Congress-Mani, presently sitting as a separate block in the assembly, on Sunday decided to keep away from the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls to be held here on Friday.
According to Anthony Majanga, the facilitator of crops and organic farming at Baraka Agricultural Centre in Molo town, a farmer can use plants with a pungent smell to keep away the pests."One of the common plants that a farmer can use is the onion.
He said children are our future and sports is important way to keep away children from social evils.
He was of the view that the 50-day sports festival would be helpful to keep away youth from the menace of narcotics.
"I couldn't keep away from it and when Taylor (Hampshire) was struggling at Buxton, for example, I was on the phone to his dad during the meeting and advising a couple of set-up changes and he went out and got a huge paid win in his last ride!
China's maritime safety administration had said the exercises would run all day on Thursday, and ordered all other shipping to keep away.
"I'll tell the players to keep away from the TV and from going online.