- a fortress in Canada, in Nova Scotia on SE Cape Breton Island: founded in 1713 by the French and strongly fortified (1720–40); captured by the British (1758) and demolished; reconstructed as a historic site
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The governor of Louisbourg complains of the apathy of the Acadians.A Half Century of Conflict - Volume I
The capture of Louisbourg, most probably, preserved Nova Scotia.The Life of George Washington, Vol. 1 (of 5)
This was followed shortly by the news of the fall of Louisbourg.
With the capture of Louisbourg, the English held the gateway of Canada.
A watcher in Louisbourg counted ninety-six ships standing off shore.The Conquest of New France
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