Ticonderoga

[tahy-kon-duh-roh-guh]
noun
  1. a village in NE New York, on Lake Champlain: site of French fort captured by the English 1759 and by Americans under Ethan Allen 1775.
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Historical Examples of ticonderoga

  • This was he under whom his father served at Ticonderoga and Crown Point.

  • We reached here and learned that we were to attack Ticonderoga.

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    M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan

  • But the provincials were the last to leave the field at Ticonderoga.

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    M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan

  • When we reached there, the officers said: 'This is not Ticonderoga.

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    M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan

  • We climbed a mountain near Ticonderoga and had a good view of the fort.

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    M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan


British Dictionary definitions for ticonderoga

Ticonderoga

noun
  1. a village in NE New York State, on Lake George: site of Fort Ticonderoga, scene of battles between the British and French (1758–59) and a strategic point in the War of American Independence
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