Fort Duquesne


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

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[ doo-keyn, dyoo-; for 1 also French dy-ken ]
/ duˈkeɪn, dyu-; for 1 also French düˈkɛn /


A·bra·ham [a-bra-am] /a braˈam/, 1610–88, French naval commander.
a city in SW Pennsylvania, on the Monongahela River. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019