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Word: citadel

Definition: fortress

Sentences Containing 'citadel'

A house adjacent to the central citadel serves as the residence of Khawabi's community headman.
After capturing Eve and holding her as ransom in exchange for Dina, the Cantura only aid Adam after forced slaving on the Castra's citadel.
After escaping arrest by the police in Warsaw, he became a fugitive before being captured and imprisoned in the city's notorious Citadel prison.
After spending one night in Aleppo's citadel, Saladin marched to Harim, near the Crusader-held Antioch.
Although a number of residents of the citadel have built new homes by dismantling some parts of the walls, most of Harat al-Saki's residents have built relocated outside of the citadel walls.
Although he was short of money, Saladin also allowed the departing Zangi to take all the stores of the citadel that he could travel with and to sell the remainder—which Saladin purchased himself.
As night fell, we are told that Emperor Andronikos Gidos left the citadel and went to pray in Panagia Chrysokephalos Church to relieve his stress.
Charlotte would continue to be a citadel for Crockett's successor, World Championship Wrestling.
Citadel on high ground for the elites separated by a defensive wall with bastions at regular intervals.
Essoe, Gabe, "Tarzan of the Movies", 1968, Citadel Press
German tank losses are not available for this battle, but Army Group Center is known to have lost 343 armoured fighting vehicles during both Citadel and Kutuzov.
He also destroyed his own citadel at A'zaz to prevent it from being used by the Ayyubids if they were to conquer it.
His army conquered Hamah with relative ease, but avoided attacking Homs because of the strength of its citadel.
His autobiography "Here Lies Leonard Sillman: Straightened Out at Last" was published by the Citadel Press in 1959.
In 1025 the citadel was restored by the Byzantines.
In 1273 the Mamluk sultan Baibars annexed and destroyed the citadel.
In April 1875, Gsell accompanied a mission, led by Brossard de Corbigny, to Huế, though he was not allowed to photograph the people he met nor the Citadel.
In spite of his earlier hesitation to go through with the exchange, he had no doubts about his success, stating that Aleppo was "the key to the lands" and "this city is the eye of Syria and the citadel is its pupil."
In Syria, even the smallest city is centred on a defensible citadel, and Saladin introduced this essential feature to Egypt.
In the 14th century, a citadel probably existed there, but the oldest written record about the citadel comes from the 16th century.
In the center of the fortress stands the citadel which is protected by double-walls.
It had been built in the 15th century by the Mamluk Sultan Qait Bey, who also built the eponymous Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria.
Nevertheless, Operation Kutuzov was successful in diverting German reserves earmarked for Operation Citadel.
Nothing will give greater pleasure to all your old friends; and I know one down there behind the Saint Nicolas citadel who will not be sorry to hear it.''
Now, one of the only remaining places of safety from the Tyrann is the Citadel of Mo. If only someone could discover the secret of the Architect, perhaps the humans and dinosaurs could defend themselves...
One group was to go around to the other side of the citadel where there was a hill of equal height as the citadel so the Romans could fire missiles into the citadel from there.
Operation Kutuzov was one of two major Soviet operations launched as counteroffensives against Operation Citadel.
Outdoor concerts are often performed on the slopes of Citadel Hill or the Halifax Commons.
Part of Sinan's renovations included the construction of a tower at the citadel's entrance and the replacement of some walls.
Prior to announcing his candidacy, he won the Halifax Citadel nomination to be the Tory candidate for the next election.
Saladin first fortified the Citadel of Cairo (1175–1183), which had been a domed pleasure pavilion with a fine view in more peaceful times.
Soon after, Saladin entered Homs and captured its citadel in March 1175, after stubborn resistance from its defenders.
The Aetolians seeing Sempronius group coming retreated to the citadel.
The citadel is currently registered as private property by the Syrian Directorate of Antiquities and Museums.
The citadel itself has been inhabited since at least the 12th-century.
The city is overlooked by a large museum and national historic site, the Halifax Citadel not far from the province's Natural History Museum.
The city walls were repaired and their extensions laid out, while the construction of the Cairo Citadel was commenced.
The Germans had spread their forces thin all across the front in an effort to provide as much men and material as possible for Operation Citadel.
The other group was to attack the citadel from the front.
The people of Aleppo had not known about these negotiations and were taken by surprise when Saladin's standard was hoisted over the citadel.
The settlement was established as a city, named "Bosna-Saraj", around the citadel in 1461.
The town is near the Maginot Line, into which the citadel was integrated.
The world premiere opened on November 27, 1985 at the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton.
Then he made his decision, and ordered the first assault. Lazaropoulos' text is unclear here, but it appears the first assault was on the southern point of the citadel.
They quickly seized the Citadel of Saigon and the uprising lasted two years.
Tiberias, the capital of Galilee, was sacked by the Khwarezmians in 1244, after which Odo began rebuilding the citadel.
Upon their arrival the inhabitants fled the city and locked themselves inside the citadel.
Vrhbosna was a Slavic citadel from 1263 until it was occupied by the Ottoman Empire in 1429.
What do you mean by alarming the citadel at this time of night consecrated to me?
Your mother and sister were killed not one day's march from the Citadel of Mo by the awful forces of the Tyrann, led by Moorkus Rex.

More Vocab Words

::: countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
::: renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
::: proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
::: interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
::: pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
::: disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
::: propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
::: soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy
::: brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
::: abscond - depart secretly and hide