Fort Dearborn

  1. a former U.S. fort on the site of Chicago, 1803–37.

Words Nearby Fort Dearborn Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Fort Dearborn in a sentence

  • Its herd of cattle even surpassed that at Fort Dearborn itself, and was a matter of no small pride to the Pottawatomie villagers.

    The Sun Maid | Evelyn Raymond
  • “It is a good omen,” said one of the women at Fort Dearborn, as she looked out over the shining water.

    The Sun Maid | Evelyn Raymond
  • But we return from our short digression to the little party in Fort Dearborn.

  • Fort Dearborn—or Chicago—at that date had but one house, a fur-trading post.

  • And then she remembered too, what had happened to Helene twenty years ago at Fort Dearborn.

    Shaman | Robert Shea