A temporary or supplementary fortification, typically square or polygonal and without flanking defences: the British stormed the rebel redoubt figurative branch 200 was a redoubt of left-wing trade unionism
More example sentences
- Unlike the fortified cities of northern Ireland, Charles Towne's streets fail to connect the bastions and redoubts rimming the town.
- The earthworks were reused as a gun redoubt during the Civil War.
- A camp was built on top of the cliff and a redoubt followed.
Definition of redoubt in:
- The US English dictionary