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Pronunciation: /ˈstrɔːŋhəʊld; ˈstrɒŋhəʊld/

Translation of stronghold in Spanish:


  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] (fortress) fortaleza (feminine), bastión (masculine); (town) plaza (feminine) fuerte
    Example sentences
    • World War I saw the evolution of a new fortification setup combining field strongholds with fortresses.
    • At the same time opposition forces began building fortified strongholds in hard-to-access mountainous areas.
    • Iraqi strongholds and fortified areas were sealed off with a part of coalition forces.
    1.2 (center of support) bastión (masculine), baluarte (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • He has been to Democrat strongholds, Republican bastions and across the battleground states of the Midwest.
    • The middle and upper end of the market continues to be a stronghold of independent agencies such as Strutt & Parker and its peers.
    • They take in the Thornton & Allerton, and Clayton & Fairweather Green wards, both Tory strongholds in local elections.

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