Donjon definition

dŏnjən, dŭn-
The fortified main tower of a castle; a keep.
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The heavily fortified inner tower or keep of a castle.
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The fortified tower of a motte or early castle; a keep.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
donjon
Plural:
donjons

Origin of donjon

  • Variant of dungeon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French donjon.

    From Wiktionary