Origin of bastion
OTHER WORDS FROM bastionbas·tion·ar·y [bas-chuh-ner-ee], /ˈbæs tʃəˌnɛr i/, adjectivebastioned, adjective
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How to use bastion in a sentence
Since launching in 2018, Parler’s leaders have framed the social network as one of the last bastions of free speech online, building a fan base of annoyed conservatives who argue they had been silenced everywhere else.Conservatives grumbling about censorship say they’re flocking to Parler. They told us so on Twitter.|Drew Harwell, Rachel Lerman|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
Until very recently, the Atlanta area wasn’t a liberal bastion.
This week Bentley, that bastion of British luxury, became the latest OEM to set a date for that happening—the year 2030.Bentley will ditch internal combustion engines by 2030|Jonathan M. Gitlin|November 6, 2020|Ars Technica
Overnight, they morphed from bastions of leisure into pariahs of the sea, floating hotspots crammed with tourists, sick and well.
The capital city, a liberal bastion, was so inundated by September that it had to cut off applications at 6,000.Wisconsin election officials go from famine to feast with a swell of poll workers|Dan Simmons|October 8, 2020|Washington Post
Are the Brogpas of Kashmir in India really the last bastion of purebred Aryans?
The tweets linking to the National Review, that bastion of LGBT equality.How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline|Jay Michaelson|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But that was not to be, and Kansas will continue as a Republican bastion for the foreseeable future.Kansas Republicans Pat Roberts and Sam Brownback Lifted by Rising Tide|Ben Jacobs|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even in New York City, a place that touts itself as a progressive bastion, Sikhs have suffered a string of hate crimes.
Until that equation tips, individual Republicans may break ranks on gay rights, but the party remains a countercultural bastion.
It showed like a hollow bastion, filled with insurgent fire, flung up to heaven.The Creators|May Sinclair
The principal bas-relief is a huge square panel, graven on the face of a rock bastion which immediately overhangs the stream.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
You thought yourself well out of it, and were stopped by a bastion.Stories in Light and Shadow|Bret Harte
The massive wall which forms a corner of the green yard is a bastion of the city wall in the time of Edward IV.Milton's England|Lucia Ames Mead
For several hours they held a bastion, the possession of which was deemed highly important by both Turks and Christians.Female Warriors, Vol. I (of 2)|Ellen C. Clayton