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Definitions

  1. Forts are catalogued by state, province, or territory, in geographic progression, in a gazetteer format.
  2. Forts were also built in the older portions of New France that had not yet been settled.
  3. Forts were built all along the coast following a daring raid by the Dutch navy on the shipyards of the Medway towns in 1667.
  4. Forts were built above the port; lighthouses were constructed to guide ships; and one of the best-preserved Roman villas in Britain is here. (Web site)
  5. Most forts were located on the banks of a river, or where two rivers met. (Web site)

Assyrian Forts

  1. Assyrian forts located in Median territory (Zagros Mtns) at the time of Esarhaddon's campaign (ca. (Web site)

Fort Lockhart

  1. Two of the forts were Fort Lockhart, (on the Samana Range of the Hindu Kush mountains), and Fort Gulistan (Sulaiman Range), situated a few miles apart. (Web site)

Kronstadt

  1. The dam also permitted Kronstadt and some of the forts to be reached without using a boat. (Web site)

Rhine

  1. The usurper understood that one line of forts along the Rhine was insufficient: if the Franks broke through, it was impossible to stop them. (Web site)

Seven Hill Forts

  1. Eddisbury is the largest and most complex of the seven hill forts in the county of Cheshire. (Web site)

Vellore

  1. He defeated and captured the forts at Vellore and Jinji in modern day Tamilnadu.
  2. He defeated and captured the forts at Vellore and Gingee in modern-day Tamilnadu.

Palmerston Forts

  1. These forts became known as the Palmerston Forts. (Web site)

Jat State

  1. Thus the Jat state of Badan Singh rose from the asses of Thoon, Jatauli and other forts.

Confederate Forts

  1. South of Wilmington, along the Cape Fear River's last 20 miles (30 km), a handful of Confederate forts and batteries protected the daily flow of ships. (Web site)

Ancient Forts

  1. Any tourist can start his tour from Bangalore with its ancient forts, temples, gardens and shopping. (Web site)

Rajgad

  1. It was strategically placed in the center of a string of forts of Rajgad, Purandar, and Torna. (Web site)
  2. Rajgad 42 kms from Pune, Rajgad is truly the King of all forts.

Turf Wall

  1. This turf wall ran 40 Roman miles (about 37.8 mi (60.8 km)) and had significantly more forts than Hadrian's Wall.

Standing Stones

  1. It is the delight of the antiquarian and archaeologist, rich in Bronze Age tombs, ring forts, standing stones and early Christian monastic ruins.
  2. There are ancient forts, standing stones and cromlechs to explore as well as the famous Pembrokeshire blue stones. (Web site)
  3. Ireland is home to a wealth of Neolithic and megalithic sites ranging from tombs like Newgrange to standing stones, dolmens and fairy forts.

Fort Ohio

  1. Fort Ohio was one of a chain of four forts protecting the frontier.

Best-Preserved Forts

  1. The Palakkad Fort, situated in the heart of Palakkad town, is built of granite and one of the best-preserved forts in Kerala.

Army Installations

  1. In the United States usage, forts specifically refer to Army installations; Marine Corps installations are referred to as camp s.

Fort Sellers

  1. Fort Sellers was one of a chain of four forts protecting the frontier.

Capturing Forts

  1. He slowly started capturing forts in the region, Purandar, Rajgad, Torna being most notable of his first achievements. (Web site)
  2. The news that Shivaji was capturing forts reached the Sultan of Bijapur. (Web site)

Iron Age Hill Forts

  1. By the time we reach Hathersage, however, golden mist has become leaden fog and the dramatic panorama of crags and Iron Age hill forts is a grey blur.

Three Forts

  1. There are three forts in the territory formerly comprised in the erstwhile Patiala State which seem deserving of more than a mere passing mention.

Taku Forts

  1. In response the British and French sent gunboats under the command of Admiral Sir Michael Seymour to capture the Taku forts near Tianjin in May 1858.
  2. They sailed to the mouth of the Hai River guarded by the Taku Forts near Tianjin and demanded to continue inland to Beijing. (Web site)

Magnificent Forts

  1. Get marveled at watching Bekal Fort in its full charm and glory - one of the magnificent forts of Kerala. (Web site)

Several Forts

  1. During that time he appeared at several forts, presenting the pass given to him by Armistead, and demanding food and liquor. (Web site)
  2. The remains of several forts still stand among the mountain tops of Taif overlooking the villages.
  3. Shivaji had still maintained a small force and several forts. (Web site)

Small Forts

  1. From Attock to the Khyber Pass series of small forts were built under Hari singh Nalua to keep Afghanis in check. (Web site)

Promontory Forts

  1. History of Ireland for a fuller treatment of this period include clochans, ringforts and promontory forts.
  2. Its early archaeological remains include a court-tomb at Lecarrow, ancient cooking-sites, standing-stones, promontory forts and other sites from later times. (Web site)

Roman Forts

  1. Roman forts and hill forts were the main antecedents of castles in Europe, which emerged in the 9th century in Carolingian France.

Fortress

  1. It has exerted its best efforts to organize revolutionary order in the city, the fortress and the forts. (Web site)

Order

  1. Also he renovated the tanks, lakes and forts damaged by Hyder Ali, restoring law and order. (Web site)

Nubia

  1. He rebuilt forts, thereby protecting Egyptians living and working in Nubia. (Web site)

Territory

  1. Military officers explored new territory, built forts, and participated in diplomacy, trade, and warfare with the indigenous peoples.
  2. Beginning around 800 BC, the region became contested ground between Urartu, who built several forts on the territory of Mannae, and Assyria.
  3. First the rebel allies captured two Roman forts in their territory, and a cohort of Tungri defected to Civilis.

Renowned

  1. Hosdurg Fort (half a kilometre south of Kanhangad) is renowned for its chain of forts built by Somashekara Nayak of Keladi Nayaka dynasty of Ikkeri.

Invasion

  1. To save France from invasion of England the king of France built forts and controlled the people who were quick to revolt. (Web site)

Construction

  1. Nowadays, the construction of the Saint Petersburg Dam has led to some of the forts being demolished.
  2. As the chief engineer of the army he commanded the construction of several forts and fortified military camps along the Canadian border. (Web site)

Defense

  1. It was in the guise of defense for their forts that they were able to establish large forces in India. (Web site)

Moros

  1. They failed to subdue the Moros who were periodically attacking their forts.
  2. Three forts were constructed to protect its ancestors against the attacks of "" Moros"" which were prevalent during the 15th to 18th centuries. (Web site)

Traders

  1. First, groups of traders and Cossacks began to enter the area, and then the Russian army began to set up forts further and further east. (Web site)

Attica

  1. In a state as large as Attica, forts in the outlying regions were needed as surrogates for the fortified urban center. (Web site)
  2. It was not, in other words, part of the routine defensive establishment of Attica represented by the garrison forts. (Web site)

Athenians

  1. During the winter the Athenians also sent for more money and cavalry, while the Syracusans built some forts, and a wall extending the territory of the city. (Web site)
  2. The remains of these forts are therefore primary evidence in the process of recovering the defensive priorities and activities of the Athenians. (Web site)

Indraprastha

  1. The Pandavas rebuilt the ruined city and erected palaces and forts and renamed it Indraprastha.

Delhi

  1. Shah Jahan also built or renovated forts in Delhi and in Agra.

Installations

  1. However, it apparently was also used ashore as a garrison flag on forts and other installations.
  2. Building forts with your siblings as a child, as we both did, evolves readily into making installations and performances. (Web site)

Towns

  1. Edward, and his brother-in-law Æthelred of (what was left of) Mercia, began a programme of expansion, building forts and towns on an Alfredian model.

Settlements

  1. Many forts, located centrally in densely populated areas, were permanently settled strongholds and can show traces of settlements both inside and outside.
  2. Indian war parties raided farms and settlements, and families fled to forts, large towns, or out of the territory altogether. (Web site)
  3. Larger, but not large, settlements existed around royal forts, such as at Burghead, or associated with religious foundations.

Kannur

  1. A Portuguese architect Thomas Fernandez is credited with the construction of forts, warehouses and bungalows at Kochi, Kozhikode and Kannur. (Web site)

Series

  1. The Gask Ridge consisted of a series of forts and fortlets with signalling towers.
  2. He built a series of forts on the shores of Lake Biwa to defend his holdings from Nobunaga's former retainers; Shizugatake was the site of one such fortress.
  3. In 1753, the French started the military occupation of the Ohio Country by building a series of forts. (Web site)

Best

  1. It was built by Haider Ali in 1766 and one of the best preserved forts in Kerala. (Web site)

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