Fortification meaning

fôr'tə-fĭ-kā'shən
The act or science of fortifying.
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Something that serves to fortify, especially military works erected to fortify a position or place.
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Something used in fortifying; esp., a fort or defensive earthwork, wall, etc.
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A fortified place or position.
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The act of fortifying; the art or science of fortifying places to strengthen defence against an enemy.
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That which fortifies; especially, a work or works erected to defend a place against attack; a fortified place; a fortress; a fort; a castle.
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Origin of fortification

  • From Middle French fortification, from Latin fortificātiō.
    From Wiktionary