well-fortified


adjective(well fortified when postpositive)
  1. (of a position, garrison, city, etc) having been made defensible

  2. (of a person) having strengthened oneself or been strengthened physically, mentally, or morally: the police were well fortified with steaming mugs of tea

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How to use well-fortified in a sentence

  • It is a well-fortified town, and is situated on the banks of a river of the same name, which are cultivated and fertile.

    The Gates of India | Thomas Holdich
  • These forts were generally trading-houses, well fortified and garrisoned, but not governmental military posts.

    Christopher Carson | John S. C. Abbott
  • Chapultepec was a strong, well-fortified and well-armed fort.

    General Scott | General Marcus J. Wright