Examples from the Web for citadel
He hits bottom at Rocamadour, a sanctuary in the Dordogne known as a citadel of faith devoted to Mary.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They severed the last railroad lifeline into Atlanta, making the Citadel of the Confederacy as it was touted no longer tenable.Atlanta’s Fall Foretold The End Of Civil War Bloodshed|Marc Wortman|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She seemed to know, to accept, to welcome her position, the citadel of the family, the strong place that could not be taken.
Once this citadel is breached, the other walls can come tumbling down.Praying While Packing Heat and Other Unwieldy American Traditions|Jack Schwartz|February 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It turns out that Santorum has a deep connection to the Citadel.
The French abolished monarchy by a frontal attack upon the citadel, involving serious loss.James Watt|Andrew Carnegie
Of public buildings, the most remarkable is the Cassaubah, or citadel, the situation of which we have already mentioned.The Pirates Own Book|Charles Ellms
The earth from the citadel was carted to the Champ de Mars to increase its size and to build it up.Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2)|William Henry Atherton
The citadel of Mex had several breaches made in the works, but no guns were dismounted.The Egyptian campaigns, 1882 to 1885|Charles Royle
D'Orville then, before giving up the citadel, demanded three hostages for the lives of his three brothers-in-law.History of the United Netherlands, 1590-1599, Vol. III. Complete|John Lothrop Motley