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Alternative clues for the word fort
Bragg or Lee, e.g.
Means of defense
Locale in a western
Construction of snow, maybe
*Locale in a western
Kids' snow construction
Defense in a snow fight
With 43-Down, storied Bronx station house
Old West trading post
Old fur trader's locale
___ Lauderdale, Fla.
Something to hold down
Setting for 76-Down
Baltimore's ___ McHenry
Dix or Knox
_____ Hood, Tex.
Place to Bragg about?
___ Collins, Colo.
Something to hold
Eustis or Jay
The Alamo was used as one
___ Jay, on 7 Down
Permanent army post
Knox or Dix
Knox or Wayne
McHenry or Sumter
Ord or Dix
Where the Civil War began, with 43 Across
Worth or Wayne
"___ Apache, the Bronx"
Ticonderoga is one
Word definitions for fort in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE old ▪ He passes through it every time he rides to the old earth fort on the crest. ▪ The section of the base around the old fort was more agreeable than the rest. ▪ At the end it climbed steeply on to the high ground...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Fort \Fort\, n. [F., from fort strong, L. fortis; perh. akin to Skr. darh to fix, make firm, and to E. firm Cf. Forte , Force , Fortalice , Comfort , Effort .] (Mil.) A strong or fortified place; usually, a small fortified place, occupied only by troops,...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 A fortify defensive structure stationed with troops. 2 Any permanent army post.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-15c., "fortified place, stronghold," from Old French fort "fort, fortress; strong man," noun use of adjective meaning "strong, stout, sturdy; hard, severe, difficult; hard to understand; dreadful, terrible; fortified" (10c.), from Latin fortis "strong,...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a fortified military post where troops are stationed [syn: garrison ] a fortified defensive structure [syn: fortress ]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
A fort is a fortification , a defensive military construction. __NOTOC__
Usage examples of fort.
They consisted of forts crowning a succession of rounded hills, and connected by earthen ramparts, loopholed houses, ditches, and an abattis of felled trees.
There Abel Veritt asked Rimon to go up to the top of a hill with the most sensitive Simes of Fort Freedom to zlin any danger spots ahead.
They had the place of honor as witnesses while Abel performed the strange ceremony of vows that constituted the Fort Freedom pledge ceremony.
Attended by a few Indians, he travelled four days and nights, till he found Bigot at an Abenaki fort on the Kennebec.
Chubb succumbed immediately, sounded a parley, and gave up the fort, on condition that he and his men should be protected from the Indians, sent to Boston, and exchanged for French and Abenaki prisoners.
The third time, a band of Abenaki had appeared on the edge of the forest as if preparing for an attack, and the fort had been called to battle readiness.
They have been steadily migrating eastward along the Churchill River, then by way of Cross Lake, Fort Hope, to Abitibi, thence north-easterly clean across the country to Labrador, where few were to be found twenty-five years ago.
French priests minister to the Acadian farmers outside the fort, to the sinister Indians ever lying in ambush, to the French bushrovers under young St.
In a few days the English cannon had been placed in a circle round the fort, and set such strange music humming in the ears of the besieged that the Acadian farmers deserted and the priest nervously thought of flight.
As late as 1698, we find Acadian officials advising the reconstruction of the fort.
The right-hand one, commissioned by my Grandmother Adelia, is of Colonel Parkman, a veteran of the last decisive battle fought in the American Revolution, that of Fort Ticonderoga, now in New York State.
La Nekyia nous est parvenue fort surchargee, par les aedes qui la chantaient aux banquets, de morceaux qui ne sont ni du meme age ni du meme caractere.
On the other hand, the British captured some forts on the Mosquito shore from the Spaniards, and took Aera, on the coast of Africa, from the Dutch.
Southern Baptist Alabamans, branched out to the predominantly black neighborhood of Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
Here the archaeological evidence shows that the fort was occupied by an Alamannic king and his followers.