In this chaos the last bastion of defence of a society is the judiciary.
The mountain of Jebel Bishri forms a strategically important natural bastion on the Middle Euphrates in Syria.
Asia's lions are protected in Gir, the last bastion of the species.
The buildings sit like a sheltering battlement, a running bastion enclosing green space created from the earth mounds of excavated material.
Orcas may be nothing more than a display of how corporate interests are threatening even public art - the last bastion of an independent civic identity and urban artistic community.
He gave orders to improve defensive positions, such as the natural bastion of Santon Hill on his left.
Journalists are, if you like, the last bastion of democracy and freedom.
The public sector has become the last bastion of comfortable retirement in Britain.
the last bastion of male privilege
The last bastion of domestic drudgery is about to fall thanks to the development of the world's first automatic ironing machine.