- a military reservation in SE New York, on the Hudson: U.S. Military Academy.
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Examples from the Web for west point
He did not see the use of the regular army, or of West-Point.
He was a native of Maryland, and graduated at West-point in 1831.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology
On his arrival at West-Point, the whole establishment were in readiness to greet him.Memoirs of General Lafayette
West-Point, at the head of York, derived its name from the same source, and it was at first called Delaware.History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia
The advantage of a West-Point training is precisely that of any other professional education.
- the US Army installation in New York State that houses the US Military Academy
A village in New York.
Location of the United States Military Academy, which is often referred to as West Point.
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