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West Point

noun
1.
a military reservation in SE New York, on the Hudson: U.S. Military Academy.
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West Point

noun
1.
the US Army installation in New York State that houses the US Military Academy
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A village in New York.

Note: Location of the United States Military Academy, which is often referred to as West Point.
Note: Benedict Arnold was given command of the fort at West Point during the Revolutionary War. Arnold arranged to betray the fort, which controlled the Hudson River, in exchange for a British commission and a sum of money.
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