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/ˈfôrtrəs/,
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fortresses, plural;
  1. A military stronghold, esp. a strongly fortified town fit for a large garrison

  2. A heavily protected and impenetrable building

  3. A person or thing not susceptible to outside influence or disturbance
    • - he had proved himself to be a fortress of moral rectitude

  1. a fortified defensive structure
  2. Fortifications are military constructions and buildings designed for defence in warfare and military bases. Humans have constructed defensive works for many thousands of years, in a variety of increasingly complex designs. The term is derived from the Latin fortis ("strong") and facere ("to make").
  3. Fortress is a 1986 film directed by Arch Nicholson and written by Everett De Roche. It is based on Gabrielle Lord's novel of the same name, which was loosely based on the 1972 Faraday School Kidnapping.
  4. Fortress is a 1992 science fiction film directed by Stuart Gordon and shot at Warner Brothers Movie World in Queensland, Australia. The story takes place in a dystopian future. The main character in the movie, John Henry Brennick (Christopher Lambert) and his wife Karen B. ...
  5. In chess, the fortress is an endgame drawing technique in which the side behind in material sets up a zone of protection around their king that cannot be penetrated by the opponent. ...
  6. Fortress (written F O R T R E S S), is Miniature Tigers second full-length album. It was released on July 27, 2010.
  7. Fortress is a programming language designed for high-performance computing. It was created by Sun Microsystems with funding from DARPA's High Productivity Computing Systems project. One of the language designers is Guy L. Steele Jr., whose previous work includes Scheme, Common Lisp, and Java.
  8. Fortress is the second studio album by Canadian band Protest the Hero which was released on January 29, 2008 on Vagrant Records in the US and Underground Operations in Canada.
  9. Fortress, released in 2000, is Sister Hazel's third studio album.
  10. Fortress is a solitaire card game which is played with a deck of playing cards. It plays identical to Beleaguered Castle. It has two more tableau piles than Belaguered Castle and the piles are shorter.
  11. Fortress is the codename of a video game being developed as a spin-off of Square Enix's Final Fantasy series. It is envisioned as an action game set in the fictional world of Ivalice, and is intended for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows platforms. ...
  12. A fortified place; a large and permanent fortification, sometimes including a town; a fort; a castle; a stronghold; a place of defense or security; To furnish with a fortress or with fortresses; to guard; to fortify
  13. (Fortresses) or Forts are fortified buildings that appear in many Mario games, starting with Super Mario Bros.. Usually Fortresses are found at the end of levels, after reaching the Fortress, Mario or Luigi can advance to the next level.
  14. To dream that you are confined in a fortress, denotes that enemies will succeed in placing you in an undesirable situation. To put others in a fortress, denotes your ability to rule in business or over women.
  15. important fortified complex, often designed to surround and protect an entire city.
  16. A Defensive Tactic used when losing a game of Chess and trying to salvage ½ a point from a Draw (Stalemate) ... ...
  17. a defensive blockade, keeping out the enemy forces, especially the King. One of the earliest known examples is the fortress White Kc1, Pd3, Re3 which can hold the draw against Black Kc8, Qd8. Try it!
  18. a system of defenses designed to work together as a whole to defend a fixed position. Often a permanent fortification.
  19. (Psalms 18:2; Nahum 1:7) God is a defense against the foe.
  20. The self's defense system; hence a crumbling fortress symbolizes vulnerability
  21. A fortress is a mobile starbase. It has all of the capabilities of a command base and additionally possesses a limited gate that can move any fleet to a target up to five sectors away.
  22. NDH [S] arm is held out horizontally, FO > DS, DH [V] looks out in a sweep over the "wall". For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - fortress.
  23. For when 'castle' just doesn't sound cool enough.
  24. A position that cannot be broken down.  Typically it refers to an endgame situation where one side has what would normally be a winning material advantage, but cannot win due to the fortress.
  25. placement strategy preventing the opposing player from penetration.