Definition of watchtower in English:

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watchtower

Pronunciation: /ˈwäCHˌtou(ə)r/

noun

A tower built to create an elevated observation point.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: watch·tow·er

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