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Fort Myer

[mahy-er] /ˈmaɪ ər/
a military reservation in N Virginia, N of Alexandria. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We're to have lunch before we go to Fort Myer, and it is almost one now.

    Contrary Mary Temple Bailey
  • Fort Myer is just across the river; I wonder if she knows Father.

  • In the weeks which followed the trip to Fort Myer, Mary found an astonishing change in her brother.

    Contrary Mary Temple Bailey
  • The aeroplane first became well known in this country when the Wright brothers carried on their Fort Myer tests.

  • In these measures the observing station was at Fort Myer, on a hill above the west bank of the Potomac river.

  • The machine that was making these tests was very similar to the one that had been used at Fort Myer the year before.

    Historic Inventions Rupert S. Holland
  • I know a great many of the officers and their families at Fort Myer.

  • As these lines are being written, in August, 1909, another series of flights has been concluded at Fort Myer.

    American Men of Mind Burton E. Stevenson
  • The more critical cases, where it is practicable or advisable, are removed to the Fort Myer hospital by the side of Arlington.

  • At Fort Myer nearly four hundred patients were suffering with typhoid and no provision existed for preparing a special diet.

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