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"fort" in British English

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fortnoun [C]

uk   /fɔːt/  us   /fɔːrt/
a ​militarybuildingdesigned to be ​defended from ​attack, consisting of an ​areasurrounded by a ​strongwall, in which ​soldiers are ​based: The ​remains of the ​Roman fort are well ​preserved.
(Definition of fort from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fortnoun [C]

 us   /fɔrt, foʊrt/
a ​building or ​group of ​buildingscontained in an ​areaenclosed by a ​strongwall and ​designed to be used by ​soldiers in ​defending against ​attack
(Definition of fort from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fort”
in Spanish fortaleza, fuerte…
in Vietnamese pháo đài, công sự…
in Malaysian benteng…
in Thai ป้อมปราการ…
in French fort…
in German das Fort…
in Chinese (Simplified) 堡垒,城堡, 要塞…
in Turkish kale, hisar…
in Russian форт…
in Indonesian benteng…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堡壘,城堡, 要塞…
in Polish fort…
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