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fortalice

[fawr-tl-is] /ˈfɔr tl ɪs/
noun
1.
a small fort; an outwork.
2.
Archaic. a fortress.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin fortalitia, fortalitium, derivative of Latin fortis strong. See fortress
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fortalice

/ˈfɔːtəlɪs/
noun
1.
a small fort or outwork of a fortification
Word Origin
C15: from Medieval Latin fortalitia, from Latin fortis strong; see fortress
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