Fort Moultrie

[ mool-tree ]
/ ˈmul tri /

noun

a fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina: defended against British in the American Revolution by Colonel William Moultrie (1730–1805); in the Civil War, played an important role in the bombardment of Fort Sumter and in Confederate defense.

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