Fort Knox


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Fort Knox

(nɒks)
n
(Placename) a military reservation in N Kentucky: site of the US Gold Bullion Depository. Pop: 12 377 (2000)
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Fort` Knox′


n.
a military reservation in N Kentucky, SSW of Louisville: federal gold depository.
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Fort Knox

nFort Knox nt; they’ve turned their house into Fort Knoxsie haben aus ihrem Haus eine Festung gemacht
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The awards were presented to Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, Fort Knox, Ky., for the Army award; Navy Federal Credit Unions branch at Naval Submarine Base, New London, Conn., for the Navy/Marine Corps award; and Hanscom Federal Credit Union, Hanscom AFB, Mass., for the Air Force award.
FORMER football star Craig Burley revealed how he has been forced to turn his house into "Fort Knox" after being targeted by robbers.
Drill sergeants at Fort Knox, Ky., told their trainees that the wood posed fire hazards from overheated coal furnaces or discarded cigarettes.
To date trenches adjacent to the Fort Knox boundary and in the main mineralized area have been completed.
With the United States having islands in every ocean and sea in the world, including the Pacific overlooking South China Sea, as well as their aircraft carriers with nuclear weapons, fully armed bombers, helicopters and battleships, and Fort Knox still overflowing with gold bars, America is still the richest and the most powerful country in the world.
One of the highlights of a visit to the Fort Knox gold mine is posing at the end of the tour with a gold bar produced at the mine.
For a long time, Fort Knox has been associated with being an impregnable place for valuables.
Toby Spalding, city engineer, said there is no additional information to be presented to the council at this time and nothing to add regarding whether Fort Knox would be interested in contracting with Radcliff for its commercial waste business.
Eventually, tank training facilities were constructed across the country and now exist at Fort Knox, Kentucky; Fort Benning, Georgia; the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, California; Fort Hood, Texas, and numerous other locations.

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