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Definition of fortification noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fortification

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    noun
    NAmE//ˌfɔrt̮əfəˈkeɪʃn//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable, usually plural] a tower, wall, gun position, etc. built to defend a place against attack the ramparts and fortifications of the Old Town
  2. 2[uncountable] the act of fortifying or making something stronger plans for the fortification of the city
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