One stronghold was in the north, in which they stood, and one in the south near the entrance to the desert.
Sikukuni's stronghold was captured and his forces disbanded.
Anxious to be out of the Immortal stronghold, Deidre dug through her clothes to find the warmest she packed.
"I don't know it's name. It was with Lunchmeat at the Immortal stronghold," Jared said, using his nickname for Katie.
The crowning exploit was the reduction of Aornus,'a stronghold perched on a precipitous summit above the Indus, which it was said that Heracles had failed to take.
In the war of 1868-78 it was an insurgent stronghold; near it was fought one of the most desperate conflicts of the war, and it was nearly destroyed by the opposing parties.
"Drop her off at my place," he said, referring to the Immortal's stronghold in the French Alps.
It was dim inside the stronghold, and the first torch they crossed that burned with black flames mesmerized her long enough for her to lose sight of Darkyn around a corner.
"Darkyn incorporated them into his army. He sent most to the Immortal stronghold," Jared said.
Of the medieval ruins those of Kroia, the stronghold of Scanderbeg, are the most interesting.
The combined forces of Buenos Aires and Chile defeated the Spaniards at Chacabuco in 1817, and at Maipu in 1818; and from Chile the victorious general Jose de San Martin led his troops into Peru, where on the 9th of July 1821, he made a triumphal entry into Lima, which had been the chief stronghold of the Spanish power, having from the time of its foundation by Pizarro been the seat of government of a viceroyalty which at one time extended to the river Plate.
In common with the state of Michoacan, Morelia is a stronghold of clericalism and conservatism.
But the adventurers death in 1328 saved the stronghold of republican institutions, and Florence breathed freely for a while again.
The surrender of the last Habsburg stronghold, Mantua, on the 2nd of February 1797 left the field clear for the erection of new political institutions.
Capitulated on the 2 21ld, adi I Civitella del Tronto, the last stronghold of Bourbonism, haf the 21st of March.
The city of Panama was formerly a stronghold of yellow fever and malaria, which American sanitary measures have practically eradicated.
Pompey finally took the stronghold by choosing the day of the fast, when the Jews abstain from all work, that is the sabbath (Strabo).
Bourchier, " The Stronghold of the Sphakiotes," Fortnightly Review (August 1890); E.
At Akhulgo in 1839, and again at the same stronghold in 1849.
The general who at last broke the back of the long opposition of the prophet-chief of the Lesghians was Prince Baryatinsky, who after three years of strenuous warfare succeeded in capturing Shamyl's stronghold of Weden, and then in surrounding that chieftain himself on the inaccessible rocky platform of Gunib in the heart of Daghestan.
The royalists of Toulon had admitted British and Spanish forces to share in the defence of that stronghold (29th of August 1793).
The highlands of Daghestan were for many years the stronghold of the Circassians in their struggle against Russia, especially under the leadership of Shamyl, whose last stand was made on the steep mountain fastness of Gunib, 74 m.
Attacked and captured Curzola and stormed the piratical stronghold of Lagosta, crushing the freebooters in their citadel.
It figures repeatedly in the rising of Sivaji against the Mahommedans, and was the favourite stronghold of the Peshwas whenever the unwalled city of Poona was threatened.
In the 16th century Quercy was a stronghold of the Protestants, and the scene of a savage religious warfare.
Of these a portion may probably be attributed to the Peisistratids, in whose time the Acropolis once more became the stronghold of a despotism.
GIBEONITES, the inhabitants of Gibeon, an Amorite or Hivite stronghold, the modern El-Jib, 5 m.
The police station is partly accommodated in an ancient square tower, once the stronghold of the Johnstones, for a long period the ruling family under whose protection the town gradually grew up. At Dryfe Sands, about 2 m.
The remains are principally of Norman date, and an unusual feature of the stronghold is the existence of various subterranean chambers in the rock.
In a speech delivered at Graaf Reinet, a Bond stronghold, on the 3rd of March 1898, he made it clear that he was determined to secure freedom and equality for the British subjects in the Transvaal, and he urged the Dutch colonists to induce the Pretoria government to assimilate its institutions, and the temper and spirit of its administration, to those of the free communities of South Africa.
In 1840 he descended from his mountain stronghold of Stolac to wage war upon the vladika Peter II.
So in later times when William the Conqueror planned the Tower he gave the site at the western extremity to his follower Ralph Baynard, where was erected the stronghold known as.
Paris was the stronghold of conservatism, and Germany was stirred by the teachings of one who must be considered apart from all schools - Paracelsus.
The island thus became the inner city, the stronghold of the ruler, so that, despite its low level, it is often spoken of as the "acropolis."
The island (Ortygia) had been provided with its own defences, converted, in fact, into a separate stronghold, with a fort to serve specially as a magazine of corn, and with a citadel or acropolis which stood apart and might be held as a last refuge.
The tyrant's stronghold in the island was left standing.
It is believed that a stronghold has occupied this site since Pictish times.
With the stragglers who remained, he held a stronghold against the Romans by dint of his native cunning, and finally, when the place was taken, persuaded forty men, who shared his hiding-place, to kill one another in turn rather than commit suicide.
The stronghold of the Wends was the isle of Riigen.
Of this stronghold and farther from the river, is the seat of Lord Abinger.
The crusading princes of Antioch never held the place, though they attacked it in 1124; and Saladin, who took it in 1183, made it a stronghold against them and the northern capital of himself and his successors until the Tatar invasion of 1260.
The southern Picts ultimately subdued the Britons, and the castle became their chief stronghold until they were overthrown in 617 (or 629) by the Saxons under Edwin, king of Northumbria, from whom the name of Edinburgh is derived.