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  • noun Plural form of citadel.

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Examples

  • In planned cities of this kind, in citadels emerging in the middle of nowhere (in this case in the desert), perhaps our optimist will even discern a final manifestation, in this twenty-first century, of that pioneering spirit, that capacity to shape oneself "by solemn and mutual consent" into a "body politic," that Tocqueville writes of in the opening pages of Democracy in America (where, quoting Nathaniel Morton, he discusses the creation of Plymouth and the first New England colonies, and describes them as the very essence of the democratic aim).

    In the Footsteps of Tocqueville (Part Three)

  • In planned cities of this kind, in citadels emerging in the middle of nowhere (in this case in the desert), perhaps our optimist will even discern a final manifestation, in this twenty-first century, of that pioneering spirit, that capacity to shape oneself "by solemn and mutual consent" into a "body politic," that Tocqueville writes of in the opening pages of Democracy in America (where, quoting Nathaniel Morton, he discusses the creation of Plymouth and the first New England colonies, and describes them as the very essence of the democratic aim).

    In the Footsteps of Tocqueville (Part Three)

  • Such rescues are rare because of the risk to hostages, who are often kept below deck in safe rooms call citadels, but are at risk until their rescuers can reach them.

    latimes.com - News

  • Rescues are rare because of the risk to hostages, who are often kept below deck in safe rooms called citadels, vulnerable to be injured or killed by hijackers until their rescuers can reach them.

    latimes.com - News

  • Rescues are rare because of the risk to hostages, who are often kept below deck in safe rooms called citadels, vulnerable to being injured or killed by hijackers until their rescuers can reach them.

    latimes.com - News

  • Such rescues are rare because of the risk to hostages, who are often kept below deck in safe rooms call citadels, but are at risk until their rescuers can reach them.

    latimes.com - News

  • Rescues are rare because of the risk to hostages, who are often kept below deck in safe rooms called citadels, vulnerable to be injured or killed by hijackers until their rescuers can reach them.

    latimes.com - News

  • Shippers have added barb wire and an array of other measures to vessels, including "citadels" - armored safe rooms in which crews can shelter from attack until naval help arrives.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Rescues are rare because of the risk to hostages, who are often kept below deck in safe rooms called citadels, vulnerable to be injured or killed by hijackers until their rescuers can reach them.

    latimes.com - News

  • Rescues are rare because of the risk to hostages, who are often kept below deck in safe rooms called citadels, vulnerable to being injured or killed by hijackers until their rescuers can reach them.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

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