Fortification definition

fôrtə-fĭ-kāshən
Frequency:
Something used in fortifying; esp., a fort or defensive earthwork, wall, etc.
noun
1
0
The act or science of fortifying.
noun
2
2
Something that serves to fortify, especially military works erected to fortify a position or place.
noun
0
0
The science of fortifying.
noun
0
0
The act or process of fortifying.
noun
0
0
Advertisement
The act of fortifying; the art or science of fortifying places to strengthen defence against an enemy.
noun
0
0
That which fortifies; especially, a work or works erected to defend a place against attack; a fortified place; a fortress; a fort; a castle.
noun
0
0
A fortified place or position.
noun
0
1

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fortification
Plural:
fortifications

Origin of fortification

  • From Middle French fortification, from Latin fortificātiō.

    From Wiktionary