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[ey-ruh n-brahyt-shtahyn]
  1. a fortress in Coblenz, Germany, built in the 12th century.
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Historical Examples

  • We expect a citadel to look like Gibraltar or Ehrenbreitstein at least.

    Roundabout Papers

    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • At Coblentz we remained a day, in order to visit the fortress of Ehrenbreitstein.

  • In January, 1799, Ehrenbreitstein succumbed, and the French occupied the fortress.

  • But, after all, Drachenfels and Ehrenbreitstein had no great interest for him.

    Under False Pretences

    Adeline Sergeant

  • Ehrenbreitstein, signifies in German, "the broad stone of honour."