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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Donjon  \Don"jon\,  n.  [See  {Dungeon}.] 
  The  chief  tower,  also  called  the  keep  a  massive  tower  in 
  ancient  castles,  forming  the  strongest  part  of  the 
  fortifications.  See  Illust.  of  {Castle}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  donjon 
  n  :  the  main  tower  within  the  walls  of  a  medieval  castle  or 
  fortress  [syn:  {keep},  {dungeon}] 




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