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fortress

1. A fortification of massive scale, generally of monumental character and sometimes including an urban core; also called stronghold.
2. A protected place of refuge.
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The source told the National Iraqi News Agency / Nina / that the Peshmerga forces shelled the strongholds and dens of Daash near Tal Asgav area north of Mosul, killing dozens of the elements of the organization.
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Apache Stronghold went on to land the Grade 2 Monksfield Novice Hurdle at Navan last November.
BEIRUT: Members of a Lebanese political party were responsible for a rocket attack that targeted the Hezbollah stronghold of Shiyah in May, political and security sources told The Daily Star Monday.
TORONTO, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - IAMGOLD Corporation ("IAMGOLD" or the "Company") announced today that it has indirectly acquired, through the acquisition by a 95% owned subsidiary, 7,500,000 common shares of Stronghold Metals Inc.
A SYRIAN government attack when troops overran the major opposition stronghold of Saraqeb has left behind scenes of destruction, with corpses in the streets, homes razed and shops looted, say opposition activists.
I mean, as Tripoli, where nobody thought it would be so easy, well I hope it (battle for Sirte) will be like Tripoli because we don't really like this bloodshed," said one rebel on the outskirts of the Gaddafi stronghold of Bani Walid.
The forces also seized 10 Kalashnikov assault rifles and light munitions inside an AQI stronghold, he added.
THE answer to Paul Gebbard on his question why has Ladywood got the highest rate of unemployment in the UK when it has been a Labour stronghold for 65 years (Letters, February 24)?
Summary: Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah told a visiting expatriate group he would hit Tel Aviv if Israel strikes Hizbullah's Beirut stronghold.
The missile struck the home on Friday in North Waziristan, a suspected stronghold of Taliban and al-Qaida fighters along the border with Afghanistan.