Monday, September 8, 2008

Word of the Day


Pronunciation: \rih-DOUT\
Function: noun

1 a : a small usually temporary enclosed defensive work b : a defended position : protective barrier
2 : a secure retreat : stronghold

"Much of the city’s devastating violence originates from these heavily militarized redoubts."

— McClatchy Newspapers , U.S. Military Erects 'Gated Communities', April 21, 2007

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