watchtower
noun Date: 1544 a tower for a lookout

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  • Watchtower — ist das englische Wort für Wachturm und wurde Namensgeber für: die religiöse Zeitschrift der Zeugen Jehovas (deutsche Ausgabe siehe Der Wachtturm verkündigt Jehovas Königreich) Watchtower (Film), ein US amerikanischer Film von 2001 Watchtower… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Watchtower — Watchtower, fondé en 1982 à Austin (Texas), est un groupe de Metal progressif américain aussi associé au techno Thrash ou Thrash technique. L album Control And Resistance obtint des critiques excellentes. Ainsi il fut nommé dans le Top Ten Shred… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Watchtower — Datos generales Origen Austin, Texas,  Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Watchtower — Watch tow er, n. A tower in which a sentinel is placed to watch for enemies, the approach of danger, or the like. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Watchtower — Watchtower, The a magazine produced by the religious group the ↑Jehovah s Witnesses, who go to people s houses and try to persuade them to buy it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • watchtower — 1540s, from WATCH (Cf. watch) (v.) + TOWER (Cf. tower) …   Etymology dictionary

  • watchtower — ► NOUN ▪ a tower built to create an elevated observation point …   English terms dictionary

  • watchtower — [wächtou΄ər, wôchtou΄ər] n. a high tower from which a sentinel watches for enemies, forest fires, etc.; lookout …   English World dictionary

  • Watchtower — [ IFOR, Sarajevo, 1995] A watchtower is a type of fortification used in many parts of the world. It differs from a regular tower in that its primary use is military, and from a turret in that it is usually a freestanding structure. Its main… …   Wikipedia

  • watchtower — UK [ˈwɒtʃˌtaʊə(r)] / US [ˈwɑtʃˌtaʊr] noun [countable] Word forms watchtower : singular watchtower plural watchtowers a tower from where guards can see the whole area that they are guarding …   English dictionary

  • watchtower — [[t]wɒ̱tʃtaʊə(r)[/t]] watchtowers N COUNT A watchtower is a high building which gives a person a good view of the area around the place that they are guarding …   English dictionary

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