Definition of "bastions" []

  • A projecting work in a fortification designed to permit fire to the flanks along the face of the wall (noun)
  • Any fortified place (noun)
  • A thing or person regarded as upholding or defending an attitude, principle, etc (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "bastions" in a sentence
  • "By 1917 it had been extended, verified, and accepted, and with the Quantum Theory it now forms one of the great twin bastions of modern physics, and indeed of all science."
  • "As the obesity pandemic grows, vending machines around the country have come under fire, described as bastions of empty calories and trans fats in a sea of hungry consumers."