donjon

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don·jon

 (dŏn′jən, dŭn′-)
n.
The fortified main tower of a castle; a keep.

[Variant of dungeon.]

donjon

(ˈdʌndʒən; ˈdɒn-)
n
(Fortifications) the heavily fortified central tower or keep of a medieval castle. Also called: dungeon
[C14: archaic variant of dungeon]

don•jon

(ˈdʌn dʒən, ˈdɒn-)

n.
the inner tower, keep, or stronghold of a castle.
[variant of dungeon]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.donjon - the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortressdonjon - the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
castle - a large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
stronghold, fastness - a strongly fortified defensive structure
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