In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1fuerte masculine(small) fortín masculine
- The mound is surmounted by an old Turkish fort.
- At the east end is a small promontory fort, probably Iron Age.
- The Roman army had hospitals in its frontier forts and along major routes.
- The port was guarded by strong tower forts at the entrance to the harbour.
- There are around 50 hill forts in total in the county.
- Archaeologists have identified one of Britain's largest prehistoric hill forts in the North Yorkshire Moors.
- Was this a prehistoric promontory fort, as traces might indicate?
- Captured forts and colonies were useful bargaining items at the peace talks.
- What's he going to do after he builds the snow fort?
- The ship fired a dozen shots at the ancient Spanish fort guarding the capital.
- Meanwhile, those few who had managed to scramble ashore were sheltering below a ruined Turkish fort.
- The larger auxiliary forts were also provided with smaller hospitals, of which several in Great Britain have been excavated.
- This period saw the establishment of a number of strongly defended forts on strategically placed high points all over the region.
- I could construct the very best forts around.
- Soon he arrived at what appeared to be a very primitive border fort.
- Some are like ancient forts, some like old men bowing.
- Tomas pointed out the promontory forts that are dotted around the area.
- After nearly half an hour, a large stone fort began to form in the horizon.
- Attempts to associate the visit with restructuring and improving the coastal forts of Britain have not survived archaeological scrutiny.
- In the 1960s, many of the old coastal forts were turned over to the National Park Service.
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