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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A strong building or group of buildings used by soldiers or an army for defending an important place. A place or position that is hard to break into and stationed with troops.

Usage examples (25)
  • The hid in the fort as the enemy approached.
  • Now a wall of the fort is at the left edge of the drive.
  • The fort is known to be well garrisoned and provisioned.
  • "What shall we call the fort, Frank?" said his companion. for more
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  • The professor's "forte" (what one does best) is lecturing about the single battle that was "fought" (past tense of fight) at the "fort" (a stronghold, a fortress) that was "forty" (40) miles from the college.
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