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English definition of “fort”

fort

noun [C]     /fɔːt/ US  /fɔːrt/
a military building designed to be defended from attack, consisting of an area surrounded by a strong wall, in which soldiers are based: The remains of the Roman fort are well preserved.FortificationsPlaces involved in military activity
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