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PRESIDIO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does presidio mean? 

PRESIDIO (noun)
  The noun PRESIDIO has 1 sense:

1. a fortress established in the southwestern United States by the Spanish in order to protect their missions and other holdings

  Familiarity information: PRESIDIO used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PRESIDIO (noun)


Sense 1presidio [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A fortress established in the southwestern United States by the Spanish in order to protect their missions and other holdings

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Context example:

Tucson was first settled as a walled presidio

Hypernyms ("presidio" is a kind of...):

fort; fortress (a fortified defensive structure)


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