fortalice

fortalice

[fawr-tl-is]
noun
1.
a small fort; an outwork.
2.
Archaic. a fortress.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin fortalitia, fortalitium, derivative of Latin fortis strong. See fortress

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fortalice (ˈfɔːtəlɪs)
 
n
a small fort or outwork of a fortification
 
[C15: from Medieval Latin fortalitia, from Latin fortis strong; see fortress]

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