a river in NE British Columbia, flowing NW to the Liard River. 100 miles (160 km) long.
a town on this river and the Alaska Highway.
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How to use Fort Nelson in a sentence
Fort Nelson was built in 1782 by the regular troops, assisted by all the militia of the State.
That Spring they lived at Fort Nelson, with watchmen on the ramparts.The Conquest | Eva Emery Dye
With bakehouse and blockhouse, bastion and barrack, no enemy ever dared attack Fort Nelson.The Conquest | Eva Emery Dye
He marched upon Fort Nelson with twelve men, and by the following nightfall was master of the English establishment.The Great Company | Beckles Willson
This youth was destined to be long in the service of the Company, as first in command at Fort Nelson.The Great Company | Beckles Willson