Fort William
geographical name — see Thunder Bay

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fort William — may refer to placesIn Canada: *Fort William, Ontario, a Canadian city which, together with Port Arthur, became part of Thunder Bay in 1970 **Fort William (electoral district), a related Canadian federal electoral district **Fort William… …   Wikipedia

  • Fort William — ist oder war der Name folgender Orte und Festungen: in Deutschland Fort William (Bremerhaven), ehemaliges Fort, von 1830 bis 1834 vom Königreich Hannover an die Mündung der Geeste gebaut und 1869 abgebrochen; benannt nach König William IV. von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fort William — 〚after William McGillivray, a director of the North West Co.〛 see THUNDER BAY * * * a town in the southern Highlands of Scotland. It takes its name from a fort built in 1655 and destroyed in 1866. It is now an important tourist centre. * * *… …   Universalium

  • Fort William — [Fort William] a town in the southern ↑Highlands of Scotland. It takes its name from a ↑fort built in 1655 and destroyed in 1866. It is now an important tourist centre …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fort-William —    FORT WILLIAM, a royal fortress and a village, in the parish of Kilmalie, county of Inverness, 30 miles (S. W.) from Fort Augustus, and 135 (N. W. by W.) from Edinburgh; containing 1091 inhabitants. This place, called also Maryburgh, in honour… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Fort William — Fort William, 1) ehemaliges Fort in Inverneßshire (Schottland), am Westfuß des Ben Nevis, um 1650 von General Monk als Schlüssel zu den schottischen Hochlanden gebaut, 1892 von der Westhochland Eisenbahngesellschaft angekauft, mit (1901) 2087… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Fort William — [after William McGillivray, a director of the North West Co.] see THUNDER BAY …   English World dictionary

  • Fort William — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Fort et William. Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Fort William peut faire référence à : Fort William, une ville écossaise, Fort William, une ville… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fort William — Original name in latin Fort William Name in other language An Gearasdan, FWM, Fort Vil jam, Fort William, Fort William i Skottland, Fort Uil jam, Fort Vil jam, Форт Вильям, Форт Вільям, Форт Уильям State code GB Continent/City Europe/London… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Fort William — Fort Wil′liam n. geg See under Thunder Bay …   From formal English to slang

  • FORT WILLIAM —    a small police burgh in Inverness shire, 66 m. SW. of Inverness, near the southern end of the Caledonian Canal; the railway station stands on the site of the old fort, which in 1655 was built by Monk; a meteorological observatory was erected… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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