Neolithic humans lived in the caves pocking its slopes, and by around 1400 BCE a fortified palace was built atop the Acropolis.
At night the military lobs shells and missiles from fortified bases at fighters and the villages that host them.
The Central Intelligence Agency found bin Laden hiding in a “fortified compound” in Abbottabad, Pakistan in late 2010.
Obama may not be an imperialist, but he has fortified the imperial presidency as George W. Bush created it.
So I looked at the mirror, fortified my resolve, and picked up the phone.
Many women that we have interrogated on this matter have fortified this opinion.
The place chosen for the fortified city of the Cymry was among the mountains.
A chain of fortified posts was to be established among the Grampians, and at various commanding points in Invernessshire.
This position had been fortified with trenches and wire entanglements.
We went to the rampart—a small height formed by nature and fortified by a palisade.
early 15c., "increase efficacy" (of medicine); mid-15c., "provide (a town) with walls and defenses," from Old French fortifiier (14c.) "to fortify, strengthen," from Late Latin fortificare "to strengthen, make strong," from Latin fortis "strong" (see fort) + facere "to make" (see factitious).
Sense of "to strengthen mentally or morally" is from late 15c. Meaning "add liquor or alcohol" is from 1880. Related: Fortified; fortifying.