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fort lauderdale Explained

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

City (pop., 1996 est.: 152,000), SE Florida. It is located on the Atlantic Ocean, 25 mi (45 km) north of Miami. A fort built there in 1838 gave its name to the town, which was established in 1895 and later developed as a shipping and commercial center and residential resort. The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway is connected to the city's deepwater port, Port Everglades. The city is interlaced with recreational waterways and has extensive boating facilities, which have given rise to a marine industry.

Fort Lauderdale at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

Fort Lauderdale
n : a city in southeast Florida on the Atlantic coast north of
Miami; a favorite place for college students to go on
their spring vacations