Bas|tille


Bas|tille
Bas|tille «bas TEEL», noun.
an old fort in Paris used as a prison, especially for enemies of the king. A mob captured it on July 14, 1789, at the beginning of the French Revolution, and later destroyed it.
bas|tille or bas|tile «bas TEEL», noun.
1. a prison, especially an oppressive one.
2. any prison, jail, or other place of detention.
[< Middle French bastille, alteration of Old French bastide < Old Provençal bastida wooden siege tower < bastir build < Late Latin bastīre]

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  • bas|tile — Bas|tille «bas TEEL», noun. an old fort in Paris used as a prison, especially for enemies of the king. A mob captured it on July 14, 1789, at the beginning of the French Revolution, and later destroyed it. bas|tille or bas|tile «bas TEEL», noun.… …   Useful english dictionary

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