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1. bastille

noun. ['ˈbæstɪl, ˌbæˈstɪl'] a jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner).

Synonyms

  • jail
  • pokey
  • prison house
  • jailhouse
  • slammer
  • gaol
  • clink
  • poky

Antonyms

  • cosmopolitan
  • fast

Etymology

  • bastille (French)
  • bastilia (Latin)

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Rhymes with Bastille

  • quenneville
  • gaitskill
  • pudwill
  • overbill
  • mcmil
  • mcdill
  • macdill
  • jabril
  • instill
  • grabill
  • goodwill
  • gambill
  • fulfill
  • downhill
  • distill
  • distil
  • courville
  • brizill
  • brazil
  • belleville
  • waddill
  • uphill
  • until
  • tamil
  • tallil
  • sunil
  • seville
  • refill
  • newill
  • medil

How do you pronounce bastille?

Pronounce bastille as ˌbæˈstɪl.

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2. Bastille

noun. a fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries; it was destroyed July 14, 1789 at the start of the French Revolution.

Synonyms

  • French capital
  • capital of France
  • City of Light
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