a French fort that stood on the site of Pittsburgh, Pa.: captured in 1758 by the British in the French and Indian War.
[doo-keyn, dyoo-; for 1 also French dy-ken] /duˈkeɪn, dyu-; for 1 also French düˈkɛn/
[a-bra-am] /a braˈam/ (Show IPA), 1610–88, French naval commander.
a city in SW Pennsylvania, on the Monongahela River.
[fawrt, fohrt or for 1, fawr-tey] /fɔrt, foʊrt or for 1, ˈfɔr teɪ/ noun 1. a person’s strong suit, or most highly developed characteristic, talent, or skill; something that one excels in: I don’t know what her forte is, but it’s not music. Synonyms: talent, skill, excellence, strength, strong point, specialty, proficiency; knack, bent. 2. […]
adjective pertaining to extraordinary and strange phenomenon and happenings
- Forte pedal
noun See damper pedal
[fawr-tuh-pyah-noh] /ˌfɔr təˈpyɑ noʊ/ noun 1. a piano of the late 18th and early 19th centuries with greater clarity but less volume, resonance, and dynamic range than a modern grand, revived in the late 20th century for the performance of the music of its period. [fawr-tey-pee-ah-noh; Italian fawr-te-pyah-naw] /ˌfɔr teɪ piˈɑ noʊ; Italian ˌfɔr tɛˈpyɑ […]