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The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.
Claiborne Pell

Meaning of "Fort Knox" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FORT KNOX

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FORT KNOX

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Fort Knox is a noun.
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WHAT DOES FORT KNOX MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Fort Knox

Fort Knox is a United States Army post in Kentucky south of Louisville and north of Elizabethtown. The 109,000 acre base covers parts of Bullitt, Hardin, and Meade counties. It currently holds the Army human resources Center of Excellence to include the Army Human Resources Command, United States Army Cadet Command and the United States Army Accessions Command. For 60 years, Fort Knox was the home of the U.S. Army Armor Center and the U.S. Army Armor School, and was used by both the Army and the Marine Corps to train crews on the M1 Abrams main battle tank. The history of the U.S. Army's Cavalry and Armored forces, and of General George S. Patton's career, can be found at the General George Patton Museum on the grounds of Fort Knox. Parts of the base in Hardin and Meade counties form a census-designated place, which had a population of 12,377 at the 2000 census and 10,124 at the 2010 census.

Definition of Fort Knox in the English dictionary

The definition of Fort Knox in the dictionary is a military reservation in N Kentucky: site of the US Gold Bullion Depository. Pop: 12 377.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FORT KNOX


Botox
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box
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fox
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gearbox
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inbox
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jukebox
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Knox
nɒks
locks
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mailbox
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orthodox
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paradox
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rocks
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FORT KNOX

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WORDS THAT END LIKE FORT KNOX

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Synonyms and antonyms of Fort Knox in the English dictionary of synonyms

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诺克斯堡
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Fort Knox
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फोर्ट नॉक्स
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فورت نوكس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Форт Нокс
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Fort Knox
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ফোর্ট নক্স
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Fort Knox
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Fort Knox
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Fort Knox
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フォートノックス
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포트 녹스 (Fort Knox)
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Fort Knox
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Fort Knox
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கோட்டை நாக்ஸ்
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फोर्ट नॉक्स
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Fort Knox
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Fort Knox
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Fort Knox
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Форт Нокс
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Fort Knox
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Fort Knox
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Fort Knox
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Fort Knox

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Claiborne Pell
The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FORT KNOX»

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The Land Before Fort Knox
Images of America: The Land Before Fort Knox illuminates the past while images bring to light people and places of yesterday.
Gary Kempf, 2004
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No Gold In Fort Knox
America is known for its Gold in Fort Knox. Suppose there is no Gold. Suppose it is all a sham?
Frank Bishop, 2010
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The United States Army at Fort Knox
The military history of Fort Knox dates back to the Civil War when Union and Confederate armies bivouacked at nearby sites such as Fort Duffield. From its vantage point near the Ohio River, the region was a gateway between the North and ...
Matthew D. Rector, 2005
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Fort Knox Bullion Depository (eBook)
While the name Fort Knox first brings to mind the gold vault there, the fort is also a military post for cavalry and armor units specializing in armor training. Cavalry units used to ride horses, but now they move into battle in tanks. Armor, these ...
Julia Hargrove, 2003
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The Encyclopedia of Louisville
FORT KNOX 311 fenses" 1865 (reproduced in Courier-Journal Magazine, Sept. 30, 1956); G.T. Bergmann, "Map of Jefferson County," 1858; and Louisville Post, April 9, 1891. George H. Yater FORT KNOX, Fort Knox lies approximately ...
John E. Kleber
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General Orders ...
The -following distances will be substituted for those already published in General Order No, 27, Quartermaster General's Office, series 1868: Page 15, — Aiigusta, Me,, to Fort Knox, lfe.,91 instead of 43. " 25,— Boston, Mass., to Fort Knox, Me., ...
United States. Quartermaster's Dept, 1869
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What to Expect in the Military: A Practical Guide for Young ...
Thanks to interviewees Pvt. Cory Livingstone, Conway, S.C. (Army, Fort Knox, Ky. ); Lance Cpl. Brian McElaney, Sharon Hills, Pa. (Marine Corps, Quantico, Va.); Airman 1st Class Trevor McIntyre, Waldorf, Md. (Langley Air Force Base, Va.) ...
P. J. Budahn, 2000
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Yearbook of Cultural Property Law 2010
The utilities' preferred route intersected the Army's Fort Knox Military Reservation, so the utilities requested an easement across the military reserve. For the purpose of analyzing the potential effects on historic properties of granting the ...
Sherry Hutt, David Tarler, 2010
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United States Army Infantry, Artillery, Armor/Cavalry ...
1-16 2nd Missile Command 3-1-1957 8-25-1961 82nd Airborne Division 3-6- 1964 8-15-1965 Fort Knox Kentucky T 9-8-1992 Present 2-16 1st Missile Command 6-24-1958 6-25-1959 101st Airborne Division 2-3-1964 5-21-1965 Fort Knox ...
Timothy S Aumiller, 2007
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A Financial History of the United States: From Christopher ...
Some $8.5 billion in gold was moved from New York to Fort Knox in 1 94 1 as American gold stocks increased. The transfer brought the total value of gold held in Fort Knox to $14 billion. Many nations sent their excess gold stocks to the United ...
Jerry W. Markham, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FORT KNOX»

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NASCAR at Kentucky 2015: Start time, lineup, TV schedule and live …
NATIONAL ANTHEM: The 113th Army Band from nearby Fort Knox will play the national anthem prior to tonight's race. TV/RADIO SCHEDULE: ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
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Lehigh County soldier was hanged for murder in World War II
He turned up at Fort Knox, Ky., where the Army was building its force of tanks and other armored vehicles in response to the outbreak of war. «Allentown Morning Call, Jul 15»
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Dale Jr.'s tire changer has Kentucky roots
The son of a retired Army man stationed at Fort Knox, Slingerland for years changed front tires, jumping out in front of stock cars barreling down ... «The Courier-Journal, Jul 15»
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Black U.S. Army Vet Recalls Racism, Cheers Confederate Flag's …
... Pfc. Julius Pearse disembarked from a military train during a pit stop in Indianapolis en route to Fort Knox, Ky. An army of soldiers, black and ... «Long Island Press, Jul 15»
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Kirschner, William Ernest "Bill"
Bill served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, at both Fort Sheridan and Fort Knox. Upon returning to Sauk City from his military ... «Madison.com, Jul 15»
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Greek Parthenon was Athens' Fort Knox says McMaster researcher
Greek Parthenon was Athens' Fort Knox says McMaster researcher. Temple's attic held millions of coins, guarded by religious beliefs. «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
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News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT
Fort Knox in Kentucky will gain 67 personnel and Fort Campbell will see a reduction of about 360 military positions under a cost-saving plan to ... «mySanAntonio.com, Jul 15»
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Fort Knox to add troops; no word on civilians
The Army has spared Fort Knox in plans announced Thursday to cut its ranks by 40,000 troops as it downsizes from war and responds to ... «The Courier-Journal, Jul 15»
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Parthenon may have been the Fort Knox of ancient Athens
A silver 'tetradrachm', found in the McMaster Museum of Art's collection. The coin, which dates to after 449 BC, is worth four drachmae. «Phys.Org, Jul 15»
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Trusted Agents
FORT KNOX – Wherever in America a Soldier is laid to rest, wherever a grieving Family or widow walks away from a graveside to pursue a life ... «The Fort Campbell Courier, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Fort Knox [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/fort-knox>. Jul 2020 ».
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