Fort Orange

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Etymology[edit]

From various Dutch places named Fort Oranje (fort + Oranje) after the Oranje-Nassau branch of the House of Nassau, prominent in Dutch government since the 16th century Dutch Revolt against Spanish rule in the Netherlands

Proper noun[edit]

Fort Orange

  1. (historical) A former Dutch fort and settlement at Albany, New York, in the United States
  2. (historical) A preserved Dutch fort in Oranjestad on Sint Eustatius
  3. (historical) A preserved Dutch fort on Itamaracá Island off Pernambuco, Brazil
  4. (historical) A ruined Dutch fort and trading post near Sekondi in Ghana
  5. (historical) A former Dutch fort and settlement at Tainan in southern Taiwan
  6. (historical) A Dutch fort on Gorée Island off Senegal
  7. (historical) A Dutch fort on Bonaire in the Dutch Antilles

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