Definición de fort en inglés:

fort

Silabificación: fort
Pronunciación: /fôrt
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A fortified building or strategic position.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • 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
    fortress, castle, citadel, blockhouse, stronghold, redoubt, fortification, bastion; fastness
  • 1.1A permanent army post.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Army forts and posts, crucial to the defense and settlement of the frontier, dominated the region's social and economic life.
    • The former Army coastal defense fort, built in 1942, sits in second-growth forest about two miles north of Coupeville.
    • A Pakistani army fort stands where the young Winston Churchill shot down rebels.
  • 1.2 historical A trading post.
    [so named because such establishments were originally fortified]
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • A number of other entrepreneurs established permanent trading forts in locations that were known to have mild winter climates.

Frases

hold the fort

see hold1.

Origen

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

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