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fort

noun [C] uk   /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.
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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