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Noun donjon has 1 sense
  1. keep, donjon, dungeon - the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
    --1 is a kind of stronghold, fastness
    --1 is a part of castle
    --1 has particulars: Black Hole of Calcutta

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1. (noun) The main tower or innermost part of a medieval castle.

2. (noun) A dungeon or a strong underground prison within a castle.

3. (noun) A stronghold, fortress, or a place of impenetrable defense.

Sample Sentences:

1. The donjon of the castle stood tall and imposing, overlooking the entire kingdom.

2. The donjon was used to imprison political dissenters and enemies of the king.

3. The rebels' donjon was well-fortified, making it nearly impossible for the king's army to breach.

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