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Fort Riley

noun
1.
a military reservation in NE Kansas, NE of Junction City.
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  • See that white blot, far out to the east, rising in the evening mirage,—it must be Fort Riley!

  • Fort Riley is about ten miles from Manhattan, at the forks of the Kaw.

    The Boy Settlers Noah Brooks
  • Present plans also include an increase in the number of soldiers stationed at Fort Riley to 3,000.

    My Native Land James Cox
  • I went to Fort Riley the 1st day of October 1883, and stayed there three weeks.

  • There was very little hunting about Fort Riley in the winter.

    Tenting on the Plains Elizabeth B. Custer
  • The troops that I had ordered to march from Fort Riley refused to march in the winter.

    The Battle of Atlanta Grenville M. Dodge
  • The Fort Riley troops are always called on when there is trouble in the West.

    My Native Land James Cox
  • Fort Riley is an interesting spot for civilian and soldier alike.

    My Native Land James Cox
  • They had heard good reports of the region lying westward of Manhattan and Fort Riley.

    The Boy Settlers Noah Brooks

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