STRONGHOLD A place of refuge, a fortress. This can be a literal place, as in time of distress (Judg.6.2; 1Sam.24.22), and figuratively, as in Ps.27.1: “The Lord is the stronghold of my life.”
STRONGHOLD. See Citadel; Tower.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
See FORTIFIED CITIES, IV, 1.