Fort Duquesne

  1. a French fort that stood on the site of Pittsburgh, Pa.: captured in 1758 by the British in the French and Indian War.


[doo-keyn, dyoo-; for 1 also French dy-ken]
  1. A·bra·ham [a-bra-am] /a braˈam/, 1610–88, French naval commander.
  2. a city in SW Pennsylvania, on the Monongahela River.
  3. Fort. Fort Duquesne. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018