A citael is a fortress for protecting a town, sometimes incorporating a castle. The term derives from the same Latin root as the word "city", civis, meaning citizen.

Trivia about citadel

  • Unlike the other new cadets at this school, Shannon Faulkner was not required to get her head shaved
  • You could learn to play the bagpipes & march with the pipe band at this S.C. school whose name means "The Fortress"