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Word of the Day — August 1, 2012

August 1, 2012 - Scott Viau
Redoubt — ree-dout — a temporary or supplelmentary fortification

Example: "In covering the ongoing war in Syria, the N.Y. Times mentioned that 'for 17 months, President Bashar al-Assad has waged bloody war against his people from his redoubt in Damascus, convinced that he could weather the storm.'"

 
 

 

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