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Alternative clues for the word fort

Bragg or Lee, e.g.

McHenry, e.g.

Means of defense

Snow construction

Locale in a western

Snow creation

Construction of snow, maybe


*Locale in a western

Kids' snow construction

Snow structure

Defense in a snow fight


With 43-Down, storied Bronx station house

Old West trading post

Old fur trader's locale

Western setting

___ Lauderdale, Fla.

Something to hold down

Setting for 76-Down

Baltimore's ___ McHenry

___ Ticonderoga

Dix or Knox


_____ Hood, Tex.

Alcaide's command


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

Army post

Ticonderoga, e.g.

Ord, e.g.

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,...

Wiktionary 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,...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a fortified military post where troops are stationed [syn: garrison ] a fortified defensive structure [syn: fortress ]

Wikipedia 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.