- a fortress in Coblenz, Germany, built in the 12th century.
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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.An American Girl Abroad
In January, 1799, Ehrenbreitstein succumbed, and the French occupied the fortress.Louisa Of Prussia and Her Times
But, after all, Drachenfels and Ehrenbreitstein had no great interest for him.Under False Pretences
Ehrenbreitstein, signifies in German, "the broad stone of honour."