Fort Nelson

  1. a river in NE British Columbia, flowing NW to the Liard River. 100 miles (160 km) long.

  2. a town on this river and the Alaska Highway.

Words Nearby Fort Nelson Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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