- Meaning –
- A projecting part of a fortification built at an angle to the line of a wall.
- One that upholds or defends something.
- Synonyms – parapet, bulwark, fortification, stronghold, citadel, rampart.
- Antonyms – weakness.
- Usage –
- He had fortified the stronghold with ditches and bastion.
- A college that is a bastion of traditionalism.