Fort Moultrie



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


[mohl-tree, mool-]


William,1730–1805, U.S. general.
a city in S Georgia. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019