Share this entry

strongpoint Syllabification: strong·point
Pronunciation: /ˈstrôNGpoint/

Definition of strongpoint in English:


A specially fortified defensive position.
Example sentences
  • Defense requires the control of dominating heights, passes, and lines of communication by strongpoints.
  • Vang Pao again captured the PDJ in July and established a network of artillery strongpoints, manned by Thai gunners.
  • The push inland was also aided by a renewed short-range bombardment by Allied destroyers against enemy strongpoints.

Words that rhyme with strongpoint

viewpoint • gunpoint

Definition of strongpoint in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources