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bastion
used in Lord of the Flies

3 uses
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Definition
defense or defensive fortification — such as people who defend a principle or fortifications that defend people from attack (especially the projecting part of a castle wall or rampart)
  • This side of the castle, perhaps a hundred feet high, was the pink bastion they had seen from the mountain-top.
    p. 104.7
bastion = defensive fortification (like a castle wall)
  • There, where the island petered out in water, was another island; a rock, almost detached, standing like a fort, facing them across the green with one bold, pink bastion.
    p. 29.3
  • bastion = defensive fortification (like a castle wall)
  • Nothing but what you might expect: pink, tumbled boulders with guano layered on them like icing; and a steep slope up to the shattered rocks that crowned the bastion.
    p. 106.3
bastion = defensive fortification (like a castle wall)
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