From the 8th to 13th century, Daman and Diu, which was a part of Goa was a stronghold of the Chowda Rajputs who were ousted by the Waghalas who in turn were expelled by Muslims in 1330. It continued under Muslim rule for another two hundred years till it was conquered by the Portuguese.
Directly under his feet was the French stronghold, — scattered spires and slated roofs flashing in the rich, autumnal sunlight; the little capital which was just then the subject of so much discussion in Europe, and the goal of so many fantastic dreams.willa cather
Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott, Ein'guteWehr und Waffen. A safe stronghold our God is still, A trusty shield and weapon.Martin Luther
He glutted black ravens on the rampart of the stronghold, though he was no Arthur.aneirin
The Sabbath, as now recognized and enforced, is one of the main pillars of Priestcraft and Superstition, and the stronghold of a merely ceremonial Religion.
Fortify thyself with contentment: that is an impregnable stronghold.
He glutted black ravens on the rampart of the stronghold, though he was no Arthur .
This country to-day [is] the last stronghold of freedom, standing like a rock in a tide that is threatened to submerge the world.stanley baldwin