Simple Definition of fort
: a strong building or group of buildings where soldiers live
Examples of fort in a sentence
They captured the fort after a long battle.
<a series of forts along the frontier>
Origin and Etymology of fort
Middle English forte, from Anglo-French fort, from fort, adjective, strong, from Latin fortis
First Known Use: 15th century
FORT Defined for Kids
Definition of fort for Students
: a strong or fortified place
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