Fort Moultrie

  1. 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-]
  1. William,1730–1805, U.S. general.
  2. a city in S Georgia.
  3. Fort. Fort Moultrie. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018