Maiden Castle

  1. an ancient fortification in Dorsetshire, England, first erected c250 b.c. over the remains of Neolithic and Bronze Age settlements of c2000–c1500 b.c.

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How to use Maiden Castle in a sentence

  • With this he attacked Stirling, and on the 16th the Maiden Castle surrendered.

    Monk | Julian Corbett
  • It is a triple ring of gigantic ramparts, like those of Maiden Castle near Dorchester, and nearly a mile in circumference.

  • Beyond the mill a sharp turn to the left joins the main road we left to reach Maiden Castle.

    The Heart of Wessex | Sidney Heath
  • Before six o'clock the defence was further reinforced by a party of Gordons from Maiden Castle.

    Ladysmith | H. W. Nevinson
  • It was only an hour, but it was the first time I have had any real chance to direct hot shot at the walls of the Maiden Castle.

    A Cathedral Courtship | Kate Douglas Wiggin