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Architecture the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
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Inner tower of a castle.
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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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Summary: New Delhi [India], August 23 (ANI): Bollywood perfectionist Aamir Khan recently made his first public appearance after keeping away from public interaction and limelight as he was diagnosed with Swine Flu.
"Among the positive points in the said draft-law are facts that it calls for keeping away from sectarian and narrow-nationalist party trends and that the parties principles coincide with human rights," Nuseif said.
While all countries are taking precautions and following WHO guidelines by checking suspected H1N1 cases coming from abroad and isolating them, the doctor advises keeping away from people who have severe coughs and colds.