Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fortress or fortified position.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small fortress or castle.

Etymologies

French bastillion, augmentative of bastille (Wiktionary)

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