stronghold

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Singular
stronghold

Plural
strongholds

  1. (countable) A stronghold is a fortress.
  2. (countable) A stronghold is a place of refuge, survival or domination by a particular group or idea.
    The soldiers attacked the enemy stronghold on the hill.
    Cornwall is the last stronghold of the Cornish language.