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Definition of "bastille" [bastille]

  • A prison; a jail. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bastille" in a sentence
  • "It's the storming of the bastille; the ACTUAL Boston Tea Party how's that feel, wing nuts?"
  • "Labels: dave, movies, peeps, photos, travel goodbye paris this morning we bid adieu to our lovely apartment near the bastille, leaving for zürich by TGV."
  • "Thursday, May 21, 2009 goodbye paris this morning we bid adieu to our lovely apartment near the bastille, leaving for zürich by TGV."