That which fortifies; especially, a work or works erected to defend a place against attack; a fortified place; a fortress; a fort; a castle.
A fortified place or position.
Other Word Forms
Origin of fortification
From Middle French fortification, from Latinfortificātiō.
Fortification Sentence Examples
With this fortification, Victor will have no power over you.
The first line of fortification was the work of Francis I.; the second line and the donjon date back to the 11th century.
Some information as to the types of fortification adopted in.
Philip's fortification of Elatea filled Athens with alarm.
Some of these present a very elaborate system of defence, but it is evident from the decayed condition of others, as well as of parts of the walls and towers, that they had ceased to be maintained for the purposes of fortification long before the destruction of the city.