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a fortress built in Paris in the 14th century and used as a prison in the 17th and 18th centuries

a jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner)

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Bastille Day Festival at Eastern State Penitentiary sponsored by Visit Philly
STORMING Bastille collect a breakthrough Brit award.
PHILADELPHIA, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Philadelphia's Fairmount neighborhood will host its annual Bastille Day Festival on Saturday, July 10th from 2:00 p.
1789: The Bastille prison in Paris was stormed during the French Revolution:
Once again, it's that time of year to storm local French restaurants that might be busy celebrating Bastille Day.
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In honor of its French roots and expansion to America, select North American Relais & Chateaux hotels are celebrating Independence Day, Bastille Day and Canada Day during July with special packages and gourmet offerings.
One of Birmingham's leading restaurants proves it is true to its roots as it takes on a Gallic theme in honour of Bastille Day yesterday.
Three thousand teens and young adults were invited to the presidential palace for the traditional garden reception following the Bastille Day parade.
The 400 strong contingent, commanded by Air Commodore RK Mathur, will take part in the march past on the Bastille Day.
The city council plans the country's largest ever French fete to celebrate Emmet's failed bid to throw the British out and celebrate Bastille Day, the day on which French peasants revolted and overthrew the aristocracy.
Security officials credited the four spectators and police with thwarting the attack by a neo-Nazi who pulled a rifle from a guitar case during the annual Bastille Day parade in Paris yesterday.
Consequently, its Gallic side comes forth strongly every July 14 on Bastille Day, this year presenting a five-course dinner ($85) and Broadway singer Dana Meller and cancan dancers entertaining throughout the evening.