- A well protected military fortress is an example of a stronghold.
- A very democratic state where liberal ideas are very strongly defended is an example of a democratic stronghold.
The definition of a stronghold is a place that has been secured tightly in case of attack, or a place where a particular belief or ideology is firmly believed and staunchly defended.
- a place having strong defenses; fortified place
- a place where a group having certain views, attitudes, etc. is concentrated
- A fortified place or a fortress.
- a. A place of survival or refuge: one of the last strongholds of an age-old tradition.b. An area dominated or occupied by a special group or distinguished by a special quality: a feminist stronghold; a stronghold of democracy.