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[dawrt] /dɔrt/
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  • A reconciliation afterwards led to the establishment of the English wool staple, at Dort.

  • The Stadtdeel lay at Dort, and we went to that place to join her.

    Ned Myers James Fenimore Cooper
  • Ol man Dort, he walked calmly up to the box, examined the guinea-pigs, an sez: These here is not the full-blooded guinea-pigs.

    Friar Tuck Robert Alexander Wason
  • Would any one leave them at Dort, when one goes to the Hague?

    The Black Tulip Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • They proved to be a frigate of a larger size than the Dort and a corvette of twenty-two guns.

    The Phantom Ship Frederick Marryat
  • The hatches were then taken off, and the prisoners sent on board of the Dort.

    The Phantom Ship Frederick Marryat
  • The wedding festival was held at Dort with much revelry and holiday making, "but without dancing."

  • The boats of the Dort were hoisted out, but only two of them would swim.

    The Phantom Ship Frederick Marryat
  • It was worn by a Spanish general who fell, in the days of Alva, in an attack upon Dort.

    The Cornet of Horse G. A. Henty
  • But Dort was an important town, and not to be offended lightly.

    Monk Julian Corbett
British Dictionary definitions for Dort


/Dutch dɔrt/
another name for Dordrecht
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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