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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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"If Jyotiraditya Scindia is kept away from the politics of Madhya Pradesh then I along with 500 people will resign from the party," read the press note by Dangi.
One can suggest that covered garbage bins should be positioned at extreme ends of populated areas so that birds can be kept away from aircraft.
However, he stressed that railways should be kept away from politics.
The minister stressed that the railways should be kept away from politics.Commenting on the upcoming General Elections 2018, Saad said we are collectively responsible to ensure timely elections.
Children should be kept away from knives and those who use them should pick them by their handle.
AMMAN - Hundreds of thousands of Jordanian students stayed home Sunday on the first day of the new academic year as public school teachers observed a nationwide strike to press for improved salaries.Most of Jordan's 1.4 million public school pupils did not go to school, as the majority of the around 140,000 teachers kept away for a seventh consecutive day."We wanted to congratulate you on the first day of school.
Summary: The party led by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has in the last few years kept away from both the BJP and the Congress after it walked out of the NDA.
Addressing a press conference at Federal Press Club on Monday Talal Bugti said that the media was kept away from the present situation of the province.
Keep grills of any sort away from the house or other structures and make sure kids and pets are kept away. If you're serving alcohol, make sure there are non-alcoholic beverages and plenty of food available.
"Having said that, I shall be trying to dig out some likely Nicholls types who might be kept away from the hot mid-season novices at the likes of Newbury and end up via minor courses in a bonus race such as the Racing Post Chase or the Jewson, in which the handicapper has given them a chance because they've been kept away from the top tracks.
Organisers had to make sure Lauren Conrad was kept away from rival Kristen Cavallari on the red carpet.