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fort in Military topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfortfort /fɔːt $ fɔːrt/ ●●○ noun [countable]  PMTBBa strong building or group of buildings used by soldiers or an army for defending an important place hold the fort at hold1(33)
Examples from the Corpus
fortAt their reasonably cozy fort, a bell signaled daily worship.soldiers from Fort BraggThe Civil War began when Southern troops fired on Fort Sumter.McManus Galleries have extensive local history displays, including valuable material from Roman fort at Carpow.The Roman bridge connects the Roman fort at Inveresk to the harbour.Delight in the remarkably sophisticated ways of the Roman Centurion and Civilian who lived in Malton's fort and vicus.The small band eventually finds the fort under siege.Just the three of you going to be holding the fort tonight.One team responsible for defence, the other had the hard task of storming the fort.The first scenario was the fort.