a fortified military post where troops are stationed
a fortified defensive structure
fort, fort up(verb)
gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense
enclose by or as if by a fortification
station (troops) in a fort
A fortified defensive structure stationed with troops
Any permanent army post
Origin: From fort (adjective use is of ).
a strong or fortified place; usually, a small fortified place, occupied only by troops, surrounded with a ditch, rampart, and parapet, or with palisades, stockades, or other means of defense; a fortification
Origin: [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.]
Fort is a business district in Mumbai, India. The area was the heart of the city during the 18th century. The area gets its name from the defensive fort, Fort George, built by the British East India Company around Bombay Castle. The area extends from the docks in the east, to Azad Maidan in the west; Victoria Terminus in the north to Kala Ghoda in the south. This area is the heart of the financial area of the city. Institutions such as the Bombay Stock Exchange, Reserve Bank of India and Tata Group headquarters are located in this area.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fōrt, n. a small fortress: an outlying trading-station, as in British North America.—adj. Fort′ed (Shak.), guarded by forts. [Fr.,—L. fortis, strong.]
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The numerical value of Fort in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Fort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.
It is very easy to conquer a fort of mud than a fort of lead if traitors are present there.
Let thy chief fort and place of defense be a mind free from passions. A stronger place and better fortified than this, hath no man.
Even Jesus, three days, died. Who is strong does not the strong. (Même Jésus, trois jours, est mort. Qui est fort ne fait le fort)
I'm afraid that huge parts of my home town, Fort McMurray, may burn tonight and will continue to burn tomorrow, my thoughts are with people affected by the fire in Fort McMurray tonight.
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- قلعة, حصنArabic
- fortCatalan, Valencian
- caer, amddiffynfaWelsh
- Fort, Festung, StützpunktGerman
- fuerte, fortalezaSpanish
- linnoitus, tukikohta, linnakeFinnish
- daingean, dúnIrish
- daingneachScottish Gaelic
- vígi, virkiIcelandic
- fortino, fortezza, piazzaforte, ridotta, bicocca, fortilizio, forteItalian
- kale, koruganTurkish
- pháo đàiVietnamese
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