Translation of fortress in Spanish:


fortaleza, n.

Pronunciation /ˈfɔːtrɪs//ˈfɔrtrəs/


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    fortaleza feminine
    • The Roman army built legionary fortresses, forts, camps, and roads, and assisted with the construction of buildings in towns.
    • They have inherited the military fortresses that are described as police stations.
    • Surely someone in the town surrounding the fortress would come and find her.
    • It was really surprising to know that Camp Abubakar was a military fortress and not an ordinary Muslim community.
    • In 1665, Nikofor Chernigovsky converted the town into a fortress.
    • In fact, almost every castle, fortress, town or village had some sort of arena.
    • The argument against it being Roman in origin is that there are no Roman fortresses or other military structures along its route.
    • World War I saw the evolution of a new fortification setup combining field strongholds with fortresses.
    • City walls, towers, churches, and fortresses strongly connect Estonians to the past.
    • Positional warfare - that is, the construction, defence, and attack of fortresses and fortified lines - played a major role in seventeenth and eighteenth-century warfare.
    • The USSR's main Black Sea naval base was one of the world's strongest fortresses.
    • They secured various towns and fortresses in the Orontes valley.
    • It was a separate fortress surrounded by strong walls.
    • Within the bustling capital is Old Havana, a walled city of 143 hectares with three military fortresses.
    • There is certainly no doubt that within many former Roman towns and fortresses in England, there still remained many impressive, if ruinous, standing defences and buildings in the ninth century.
    • Most contemporary commanders used their troops in a slow, expensive, attritional warfare based on sieges of selected fortified cities or fortresses.
    • The water fortress is the earliest man-made ancient military port in the country.
    • This substantial strong fortress, strategically situated on a spur of Bredon Hill, overlooks the river Avon.
    • His main objective was to take the towns and fortresses of northern France and make them permanent English garrisons, exploiting the surrounding countryside to make the war pay its own way.
    • The town was in fact a village within a fortress, though not the strongest of them all.