Star fort

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(Fort.) a fort surrounded on the exterior with projecting angles; - whence the name.
- Gray.

See also: Star

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It should also be mentioned that the gates of all the citadels were topped with Chinese-style pavilions, which were not common in Vauban fortresses in France.