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fort

noun [C]  us   /fɔrt, foʊrt/
a building or group of buildings contained in an area enclosed by a strong wall and designed to be used by soldiers in defending against attack
Translations of “fort”
in Vietnamese pháo đài, công sự…
in Spanish fortaleza, fuerte…
in Thai ป้อมปราการ…
in Malaysian benteng…
in French fort…
in German das Fort…
in Chinese (Traditional) 堡壘,城堡, 要塞…
in Indonesian benteng…
in Russian форт…
in Turkish kale, hisar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 堡垒,城堡, 要塞…
in Polish fort…
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