1. fortress

noun. ['ˈfɔrtrəs'] a fortified defensive structure.


  • sconce
  • fort
  • battlement
  • crenelation
  • presidio
  • defense
  • defensive structure
  • martello tower
  • crenellation
  • defence


  • question
  • offence
  • offense


  • forteresce (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Fortress

  • actress
  • adenovirus
  • ahasuerus
  • ambassadress
  • andrus
  • arcturus
  • arris
  • barrus
  • beatrice
  • beatrice
  • belarus
  • brontosaurus
  • brontosaurus
  • burrus
  • burruss
  • buttress
  • cedras'
  • cerus
  • chorus
  • cirrus

Sentences with fortress

1. Noun, singular or mass
Sacsayhuaman, a fortress and ceremonial center, is a steep 40-minute walk up from the Plaza de Armas.

Quotes about fortress

1. You can’t turn love on and off like a light switch, no matter how hard you try. All you can do is wall it off, one brick at a time, until you’ve created an impenetrable fortress around your emotions. And once that fortress is built, you camouflage it so well that even you can’t see it anymore.
- Katherine Allred, The Sweet Gum Tree

2. Push yourself to do more and to experience more. Harness your energy to start expanding your dreams. Yes, expand your dreams. Don't accept a life of mediocrity when you hold such infinite potential within the fortress of your mind. Dare to tap into your greatness.
- Robin S. Sharma, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams & Reaching Your Destiny

3. The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; My God, my strength, in whom I will trust; My shield, and the horn of my salvation; my stronghold.
- Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version