Origin of citadel
Examples from the Web for citadel
Contemporary Examples of 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
January 9, 2015
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
September 1, 2014
She seemed to know, to accept, to welcome her position, the citadel of the family, the strong place that could not be taken.Is There a Ma Joad for the Piketty Era?
July 1, 2014
Once this citadel is breached, the other walls can come tumbling down.Praying While Packing Heat and Other Unwieldy American Traditions
February 18, 2013
It turns out that Santorum has a deep connection to the Citadel.The Real Appeal of Rick Santorum
January 21, 2012
Historical Examples of citadel
We then would have pushed for Citadel Hill, which commanded Halifax.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
The general knew all about that, because his son was stationed in the Citadel.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
It was this that stormed the citadel of my hope, and drove me from even thinking of a God.Wilfrid Cumbermede
In the citadel is also a mosque, now building by the order of the Pasha.
Once it was by the Gauls, as we have read, who captured all the city except the citadel.Introductory American History
Henry Eldridge Bourne
Word Origin for citadel
1580s, "fortress commanding a city," from Middle French citadelle (15c.), from Italian cittadella, diminutive of Old Italian cittade "city" (Modern Italian citta), from Latin civitatem (nominative civitas; also source of Portuguese citadella, Spanish ciuadela; see city).