Definition of Fortification

1. Noun. Defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it.




2. Noun. The art or science of strengthening defenses.
Generic synonyms: Art, Artistry, Prowess
Derivative terms: Fortify, Fortify

3. Noun. The addition of an ingredient for the purpose of enrichment (as the addition of alcohol to wine or the addition of vitamins to food).
Generic synonyms: Enrichment
Derivative terms: Fortify, Fortify, Fortify

Definition of Fortification

1. n. The act of fortifying; the art or science of fortifying places in order to defend them against an enemy.

Definition of Fortification

1. Noun. The act of fortifying; the art or science of fortifying places to strengthen defence against an enemy. ¹

2. Noun. That which fortifies; especially, a work or works erected to defend a place against attack; a fortified place; a fortress; a fort; a castle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fortification

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Fortification

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1. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1879)
"Neck to Half-way pond to them that shall maintain the way; leaving an Interval of 100. yards for fortification; I and Mr. White propos'd this ; Mr. Paul ..."

2. Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1879)
"Neck to Half-way pond to them that shall maintain the way; leaving an Interval of 100. yards for fortification; I and Mr. White propos'd this; ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1841)
"If the fortification of the capital can add to the security of the country, I think it ought to ... embracing a much more extensive system of fortification. ..."

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