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.
A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray wolf, and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort. Meriwether Lewis
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason. Francis Bacon
I want a big house with a moat and dragons and a fort to keep people out. Victoria Beckham
In this time the enemy began to undermine our fort, which was situated sixty yards from Kentucky River. Daniel Boone
The first season of 'Community' stumbled a bit because the plotlines too often veered into realism, but that is not a problem anymore. Not when prize episodes concern a campuswide blanket fort, or a secret garden with a magic trampoline. Rob Sheffield