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Fort Knox at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

a military building in the US state of Kentucky which holds the government's store of gold. People often use the name 'Fort Knox' when talking about a place that is extremely well guarded or impossible to enter without permission// --His house is like Fort Knox.//

Fort Knox at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

U.S. military reservation, N Kentucky, southwest of Louisville. Occupying an area of 110,000 acres (44,510 hectares), it was established in 1918 as Camp Knox and became a permanent military post in 1932. The U.S. Gold Bullion Depository, a bombproof structure protected by elaborate security devices, was built there in 1936 to hold the bulk of the nation's gold. Since 1940 it has been the U.S. Army Armor Headquarters and the site of associated training schools.

Fort Knox at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "Fort Knox":
bank, bursary, cash register, cashbox, chest, coffer, coin box,
depository, exchequer, fisc, gold depository, locker, money chest,
penny bank, piggy bank, pork barrel, public crib, public till,
public treasury, public trough, repository, safe, safe-deposit box,
storehouse, strong room, strongbox, subtreasury, till,
treasure-house, treasury, vault

Fort Knox at English (WD) Of Explained:

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  • a United States Army base located in Kentucky, U.S.A.
  • The Category: w - :United States Bullion Depository| United States Bullion Depository, a vault where gold reserves are stored.