- an isolated work forming a complete enclosure of any form, used to defend a prominent point.
- an independent earthwork built within a permanent fortification to reinforce it.
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When the smoke, clouds and confusion cleared ever so briefly this past week, we caught him in transit from his undisclosed mountain redoubt to California, where he was rescuing an elderly parent.A Prepper’s Secrets to Surviving What’s Left of 2020|Eugene Robinson|September 21, 2020|Ozy
He and the troops then retreated across New Jersey to a winter redoubt.
The Fuhrer may have fallen but his ideology persists in this redoubt of Nazism, untroubled by a sympathetic Argentine regime.Holocaust Horrors Haunt the Films ‘Ida’ And ‘The German Doctor’|Jack Schwartz|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Griffith was elected to a North Alabama district in 2008 that had long been a Democratic redoubt in the midst of a deep red sea.
Or does it want to remain a redoubt for a shrinking minority of older whites?
Horsemeat, I realized at the Rue Poncelet counter, is a last redoubt against the onslaught of global acculturation.
My station was on the right of the line, where the breastwork, ending in a redoubt, was steep and high.
They are faced by a horrid redoubt held by machine guns, and they are to rush it with the bayonet.
The last thing—against the skyline—a little column of French soldiers of the line charging back upwards towards the lost redoubt.
"We must take the redoubt," he said, "or——" and he passed his hand in a suggestive way across his throat.
At Moskowa his cuirassiers, sabre in hand, drove the Russians out of the great redoubt, but Grouchy himself was seriously wounded.