Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [s'ɪtəd,ɛl]
meaning of the word
a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle
Nessus and the Arab at once returned to the citadel.
We come your dungeon walls to raze, your citadel to spoil!
He also got the garrison under, and demolished the citadel.
The stout citadel of the town, was, however, garrisoned with loyal troops.
And from the citadel came back this ringing reply, as the knight of Leyenburg made answer for his sovereign lady:
When they reached the citadel, Lennox and all the officers in the garrison were assembled to bid their chief a short adieu.
The latter became less and less frequent, until, at a distance of two miles from the foot of the citadel, the mahout, on looking round, perceived no one in sight.
Fancy the rage of the South-Enders the next day, when they spied our snowy citadel, with Jack Harris's red silk pocket handkerchief floating defiantly from the flag-staff.
And when he came down, it was to prevail with Pompey to allow him the government entirely; and when he went up to the citadel, it was that he might not appear to debase himself too low.
Malchus had escaped from the citadel without the possibility of a suspicion arising that he had issued from its gates, and in his Arab garb he could now traverse the streets unsuspected.