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noun [countable] stronghold pronunciation in British English /ˈstrɒŋˌhəʊld/
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  1. 2
    a place where the majority of people have the same political or religious beliefs

    The area is no longer a Republican stronghold.

    1. a.
      a place where something that is no longer common can still be found

      Some of the smaller birds have a stronghold in the New Forest.



a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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