Synonyms

1. bastion

noun. ['ˈbæstʃən'] a group that defends a principle.

Synonyms

  • defense
  • defence
  • defence force

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Rhymes with Bastion

  • sebastian

How do you pronounce bastion?

Pronounce bastion as ˈbæsʧən.

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Sentences with bastion


1. Noun, singular or mass
Boston Harbor and the surrounding neighborhood can’t help being a bastion of American history.

Quotes about bastion


1. National identity is the last bastion of the dispossessed. But the meaning of identity is now based on hatred, on hatred for those who are not the same.
- Umberto Eco, The Prague Cemetery

2. bastion

noun. ['ˈbæstʃən'] projecting part of a rampart or other fortification.

Synonyms

  • munition

Antonyms

  • fast
  • movableness

3. bastion

noun. ['ˈbæstʃən'] a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle.

Synonyms

  • citadel
  • fastness
  • stronghold
  • acropolis

Antonyms

  • movability
  • prosecution
  • question
  • offence
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