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bas•tion



Pronunciation: (bas'chun, -tē-un), [key]
n.
1. Fort.a projecting portion of a rampart or fortification that forms an irregular pentagon attached at the base to the main work.
2. a fortified place.
3. anything seen as preserving or protecting some quality, condition, etc.: a bastion of solitude; a bastion of democracy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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