The Central Intelligence Agency found bin Laden hiding in a “fortified compound” in Abbottabad, Pakistan in late 2010.
Obama may not be an imperialist, but he has fortified the imperial presidency as George W. Bush created it.
At night the military lobs shells and missiles from fortified bases at fighters and the villages that host them.
She never read me a bedside story, but fortified by Liebfraumilch she would come into my room and talk long into the night.
Neolithic humans lived in the caves pocking its slopes, and by around 1400 BCE a fortified palace was built atop the Acropolis.
Many women that we have interrogated on this matter have fortified this opinion.
fortified by the hope, he began to walk back toward the light.
A chain of fortified posts was to be established among the Grampians, and at various commanding points in Invernessshire.
Nothing, by the assembling of the senate in this fortified place?
We went to the rampart—a small height formed by nature and fortified by a palisade.
early 15c., "increase efficacy" (of medicine); mid-15c., "provide (a town) with walls and defenses," from Old French fortifiier (14c.) "to fortify, strengthen," from Late Latin fortificare "to strengthen, make strong," from Latin fortis "strong" (see fort) + facere "to make" (see factitious).
Sense of "to strengthen mentally or morally" is from late 15c. Meaning "add liquor or alcohol" is from 1880. Related: Fortified; fortifying.