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Fort Duquesne

noun
1.
a French fort that stood on the site of Pittsburgh, Pa.: captured in 1758 by the British in the French and Indian War.

Duquesne

[doo-keyn, dyoo-; for 1 also French dy-ken] /duˈkeɪn, dyu-; for 1 also French düˈkɛn/
noun
1.
Abraham
[a-bra-am] /a braˈam/ (Show IPA),
1610–88, French naval commander.
2.
a city in SW Pennsylvania, on the Monongahela River.
3.
Fort. Fort Duquesne.
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