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Redoubt

[ri-dout, ree-dout] /rɪˈdaʊt, ˈri daʊt/
noun
1.
Mount, an active volcano in S Alaska, on the Alaska Peninsula: highest peak in the Aleutian Range. 10,197 feet (3108 meters).
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redoubt

/rɪˈdaʊt/
noun
1.
an outwork or detached fieldwork defending a pass, hilltop, etc
2.
a temporary defence work built inside a fortification as a last defensive position
Word Origin
C17: via French from obsolete Italian ridotta, from Medieval Latin reductus shelter, from Latin redūcere to withdraw, from re- + dūcere to lead
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Word Origin and History for redoubt mountain
redoubt
1608, from Fr. redoute, from It. ridotto "place of retreat," from M.L. reductus "place of refuge, retreat," from L. reduct-, pp. stem of reducere "to lead or bring back" (see reduce). The -b- was added by influence of unrelated Eng. doubt.
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