fort noun

ADJ. hill | Iron Age, Roman, Saxon, etc. an Iron Age hill fort

VERB + FORT attack, besiege | hold Government forces managed to hold the fort.

FORT + VERB be/come under attack, be/come under siege The fort was under attack for three days. | fall The fort finally fell after a week of intense fighting.

PREP. at/in a/the ~ All was calm at the fort that night.