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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fort /ˈfort, ˈfɔrt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fort n.  Mil. A strong or fortified place; usually, a small fortified place, occupied only by troops, surrounded with a ditch, rampart, and parapet, or with palisades, stockades, or other means of defense; a fortification.
    Detached works, depending solely on their own strength, belong to the class of works termed forts.   --Farrow.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a fortified military post where troops are stationed [syn: garrison]
      2: a fortified defensive structure [syn: fortress]
      v 1: gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense
           [syn: fort up]
      2: enclose by or as if by a fortification [syn: fortify]
      3: station (troops) in a fort