A fortified defensive structure stationed with troops (noun)
Any permanent army post (noun)
Examples of word fort
Olo means _fort_ and Senga a _parrot_, and hence the island was called Olosenga -- the fort or refuge of parrots.
September 8, 10 A.M., the marchers advance through the woods on Johnson's fort, when suddenly they learn that their scout has lied, -- _Johnson himself is still at the fort_.
At the same time, I have heard Germans quote the saying -- "_Geschiedene Leute scheiden fort und fort_," and object strongly to associate with anyone, however innocent, who had been connected with a matrimonial scandal.
"_Geschiedene Leute scheiden fort und fort_": divorced people sever forever.
This fort is a larger version of the more common and much smaller fortified compounds known as qala that characterize the rural zones of eastern and southern Afghanistan and the wider region.