Definition of watchtower in English:


Line breaks: watch|tower
Pronunciation: /ˈwɒtʃtaʊə


  • A tower built to create an elevated observation point.
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    • It's a tower - an old watchtower from the days when they needed watchtowers.
    • The western terminal of the wall was at Bowness-on-Solway, but fortlets and watchtowers continued down the Cumberland coast.
    • Girona proper is steeped in the history of its medieval old city, a cobbled labyrinth of narrow alleys and watchtowers separated from the city's modern business district by the smooth-flowing Onyar River.

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