The word of the Day for today from Perfect English with Danny is Citadel.

 

Perfect English with Danny Episode 90 – Word of the Day – Citadel

 

Citadel

  1. countable noun

In the past, a citadel was a strong building in or near a city, where people could shelter for safety.

Aleppo’s citadel and ancient souks are remnants of one of the oldest continually occupied cities on earth.

Synonyms: fortress, keep, tower, stronghold   More Synonyms of citadel

  1. countable noun

If you describe a system or organization as a citadel of a particular way of life, usually one you disapprove of, you mean that it is powerful and effective in defending that way of life.

[formal, disapproval]

The business is no longer regarded as a citadel of commerce.

 

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