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English translation: fortified castles

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00:42 May 17, 2002
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - History
German term or phrase: wehrhafte Burgen
context: another term relating to a film studio

"Im Büsten und Skulpturenfundus lagern inzwischen hunderte Werke aller Stile und Epochen. Bei den Stukkateuren und Kunststofftechnikern entstehen dagegen kunstfertige, feinteilige Reliefs, Kapitelle, Ornamente und Stuck aber auch Wandimitationen und -effekte wie Imitationen von wehrhaften Burgen und mondänen Metropolen."

I am unclear on whether this refers to military fortresses or castles, in the latter case I could use some help with the adjective! Any input welcome.
TIA, Beth
Beth Kantus
United States
Local time: 08:19
English translation:fortified castles
Explanation:
Well, a fortress and a fortified castle are the same, as far as I'm aware.

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ntext
United States
Local time: 07:19
Grading comment
Thanks for your fast help. And thanks to e-rich for giving me an adjective to use with fortresses!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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6 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
fortified castles


Explanation:
Well, a fortress and a fortified castle are the same, as far as I'm aware.

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Note added at 2002-05-17 00:52:20 (GMT)
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4000 Google hits for \"fortified castle(s)\"


    Muret-Sanders
ntext
United States
Local time: 07:19
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 55
Grading comment
Thanks for your fast help. And thanks to e-rich for giving me an adjective to use with fortresses!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Evi Wollinger: except I like the term fortress better!
8 mins

agree  Hans-Henning Judek
31 mins

agree  swisstell: you might add "medieval" before fortified to make the point that this is a Burg rather than a Castle
49 mins

agree  Kim Metzger
1 hr
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