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Synonyms for fort

hold the fort


Synonyms for fort

a fortified military post where troops are stationed

gather in, or as if in, a fort, as for protection or defense

enclose by or as if by a fortification

station (troops) in a fort

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The fort, fortlet and civilian settlement have Scheduled Ancient Monument status, which recognises them as a nationally important archaeological site.
An indication is that on the farm at Blindburn at the head of the Coquet Valley, run by Matt Ridley and his mother Judith, is the Chew Green complex of Roman earthwork marching camp and fortlet.
And also Holyhead Mountain Hut Circles, Caer Gybi Roman Fortlet, Caer Leb, St Seiriol's Well, Penmon Cross, Priory and Dovecote on Anglesey, Derwen Churchyard Cross.
The results of the geophysical survey were unusually clear as they showed the unmistakable outline of a Roman fortlet and faint traces of rectangular buildings, most probably barracks.
He has previously discovered an unknown Roman fortlet (a small fort) and numerous prehistoric sites in the area.
A large square temporary camp is over-lain by a series of later camps and a fortlet, defended by a rampart and triple ditches.