Fort

  • (verb): Enclose by or as if by a fortification.
    Synonyms: fortify
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on fort:

Fort Lewis College - History
... The first Fort Lewis army post was constructed in Pagosa Springs, Colorado, in 1878, and was relocated in 1880 to Hesperus, Colorado, on the southern slopes of the La Plata Mountains ... In 1891, Fort Lewis was decommissioned and converted into a federal, off-reservation Indian boarding school ... In 1911, the fort's property and buildings in Hesperus were transferred to the state of Colorado to establish an "agricultural and mechanic arts high ...
USS Powhatan (1850) - Service History - Civil War, 1860–1865
... David Dixon Porter, she assisted in the relief of Fort Pickens, Florida ... President Abraham Lincoln had attempted to countermand the order sending the Powhatan to Fort Pickens and send the ship to assist in the relief expedition to Fort ... She participated in the successful reduction of Fort Fisher, 24–25 December 1864 and in its capture on 13–15 January 1865 ...
Oswego, New York - History - Early History
... a trading post in the area in 1722 and fortified it with a log palisade later called Fort Oswego ... The first fortification on the site of the current Fort Ontario was built by the British in 1755 and called the "Fort of the Six Nations." ...
Fort Duquesne
... Fort Duquesne ( /duːˈkeɪn/, originally called Fort Du Quesne) was a fort established by the French in 1754, at the junction of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers in what is now downtown ... It was destroyed and replaced by Fort Pitt in 1758 over two centuries later, the site formerly occupied by Fort Duquesne is now Point State Park ...
Fort Lytton National Park
... Fort Lytton is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 13 km northeast of Brisbane ... Fort Lytton is an important historical site ... It is the only fort in Australia with a moat ...

More definitions of "fort":

  • (noun): A fortified defensive structure.
    Synonyms: fortress
  • (noun): A fortified military post where troops are stationed.
    Synonyms: garrison
  • (verb): Station (troops) in a fort.
  • (verb): Gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense.
    Synonyms: fort up

Famous quotes containing the word fort:

    Why, even when I was innocent her hatred of me hurt a good deal. Now that I’m guilty, her belief in me would hurt even more.
    —Garrett Fort (1900–1945)

    No, no. God will not damn a lunatic’s soul. He knows that the powers of evil are too great for those of us with weak minds.
    —Garrett Fort (1900–1945)

    The strength of the vampire is that people will not believe in him.
    —Garrett Fort (1900–1945)