Definición de fort en inglés:

fort

Saltos de línea: fort
Pronunciación: /fɔːt
 
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sustantivo

1A fortified building or strategic position: the city was guarded by a ring of forts
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  • This period saw the establishment of a number of strongly defended forts on strategically placed high points all over the region.
  • In the 1960s, many of the old coastal forts were turned over to the National Park Service.
  • Archaeologists have identified one of Britain's largest prehistoric hill forts in the North Yorkshire Moors.
Sinónimos
stronghold, redoubt, fortification, bastion;
fastness;
in Spainalcazar
rare hold, fortalice
1.1 historical A trading station.
[so named because such stations were originally fortified]
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  • A number of other entrepreneurs established permanent trading forts in locations that were known to have mild winter climates.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French fort or Italian forte, from Latin fortis 'strong'.

Derivativos

fortlet

sustantivo
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  • Forts were supplemented by fortlets and towers and eventually by linear barriers.
  • The Roman military pendant is extremely important, as it has come from a Roman soldier based at the Roman fortlet and is identical to ones found at North Shields Roman fort.
  • A Roman fortlet was located by excavation in 1977 on the small plateau at the west end of Seabegs Wood.

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