Fort Knox
geographical name military reservation N central Kentucky SSW of Louisville; location of United States Gold Bullion Depository

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  • Fort-Knox — Das Fort Knox ist ein Stützpunkt der US Army im Bundesstaat Kentucky. Es ist vor allem als Lager für die Goldreserve des Schatzamtes der Vereinigten Staaten bekannt. Im Fort Knox liegt einer der größten Goldanteile der Welt, wobei in der Federal… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fort Knox — Localización Kentucky, Estados Unidos Tipo Base militar Coordenadas …   Wikipedia Español

  • Fort Knox — a military building in the US state of Kentucky which holds the government s store of gold. People often use the name Fort Knox when talking about a place that is extremely well guarded or impossible to enter without permission ▪ His house is… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fort Knox — Fort Knox, KY U.S. Census Designated Place in Kentucky Population (2000): 12377 Housing Units (2000): 3015 Land area (2000): 20.916816 sq. miles (54.174302 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.027803 sq. miles (0.072010 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Fort Knox — camp militaire des È. U. (Kentucky) où un fort, construit en 1936, abrite la réserve d or nationale …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Fort Knox —   [ fɔːt nɔks], Militärstandort in Kentucky, USA, südwestlich von Louisville. Dort lagert der größte Teil der amerikanischen Goldreserven …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Fort Knox — [ ,fɔrt naks ] a place that is so well locked or guarded that it is almost impossible to enter it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Fort Knox — Fort Knox′ n. geg gov mil a military reservation in N Kentucky, SSW of Louisville: federal gold depository …   From formal English to slang

  • Fort Knox — [see KNOXVILLE] military reservation in N Ky., near Louisville: site of U.S. gold bullion depository …   English World dictionary

  • Fort Knox — Infobox Military Structure name=Fort Knox location=Kentucky caption2=Location of Fort Knox type=Military Base built=1918 materials= used=1861 1903: Civil War 1903 1918: Training Grounds 1918 1925: Camp Knox 1925 1928: National Forest 1928 1931:… …   Wikipedia

  • Fort Knox — 37.883333333333 85.965277777778 Koordinaten: 37° 53′ 0″ N, 85° 57′ 55″ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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