a military reservation in SE Georgia, SW of Savannah.
noun 1. a fort in SE South Carolina, in the harbor of Charleston: its bombardment by the Confederates opened the Civil War on April 12, 1861. /ˈsʌmtə/ noun 1. a fort in SE South Carolina, guarding Charleston Harbour. Its capture by Confederate forces (1861) was the first action of the Civil War military installation in […]
[tom-uh s] /ˈtɒm əs/ noun 1. a city in N Kentucky.
/fɔːˈtjuːɪˌtɪzəm/ noun 1. (philosophy) the doctrine that evolutionary adaptations are the result of chance Compare tychism
[fawr-too-i-tuh s, -tyoo-] /fɔrˈtu ɪ təs, -ˈtyu-/ adjective 1. happening or produced by chance; accidental: a fortuitous encounter. 2. lucky; fortunate: a series of fortuitous events that advanced her career. /fɔːˈtjuːɪtəs/ adjective 1. happening by chance, esp by a lucky chance; unplanned; accidental adj. 1650s, from Latin fortuitus “happening by chance, casual, accidental,” from forte […]
[fawr-too-i-tee, -tyoo-] /fɔrˈtu ɪ ti, -ˈtyu-/ noun, plural fortuities for 2, 3. 1. the state or quality of being ; character. 2. an accidental occurrence. 3. an instance of great luck or good fortune. /fɔːˈtjuːɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. a chance or accidental occurrence 2. fortuitousness 3. chance or accident n. 1747, from fortuitous + […]