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Fort William

(ˈwɪljəm)
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(Placename) a town in W Scotland, in Highland at the head of Loch Linnhe: tourist centre; the fort itself, built in 1655 and renamed after William III in 1690, was demolished in 1866. Pop: 9908 (2001)
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Thun′der Bay′


n.
a port in W Ontario, in S Canada, on Lake Superior: created in 1970 by the merger of twin cities (Fort William and Port Arthur) and two adjoining townships. 113,746.
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Fort William. Its Parliamentary Hall and Banqueting Room.
To behold the Northwest Company in all its state and grandeur, however, it was necessary to witness an annual gathering at the great interior place of conference established at Fort William, near what is called the Grand Portage, on Lake Superior.
To him a visit to the grand conference at Fort William was a most important event, and he repaired there as to a meeting of parliament.
Fort William, the scene of this important annual meeting, was a considerable village on the banks of Lake Superior.
It is one object of our task, however, to present scenes of the rough life of the wilderness, and we are tempted to fix these few memorials of a transient state of things fast passing into oblivion; for the feudal state of Fort William is at an end, its council chamber is silent and deserted; its banquet hall no longer echoes to the burst of loyalty, or the "auld world" ditty; the lords of the lakes and forests have passed away; and the hospitable magnates of Montreal where are they?
About the same time, he built a fort or trading post at Laramie's Fork, which he named Fort William, after his friend and partner, Mr.
It is a common observation that "above the forks of the Platte the grass does not burn." All attempts at agriculture and gardening in the neighborhood of Fort William have been attended with very little success.
I asked my boatman what it should be, and he answered he supposed it was some of the red soldiers coming from Fort William into Appin, against the poor tenantry of the country.
But even that doesn't bring back good memories - put it this way, he wore a gold tracksuit and said things like "owzabout that then, guys and gals?" Thankfully, my 2018 Fort William experience was much better.
But Scully said: "We can't afford to take any game lightly and that includes Fort William."
SATURDAY, APRIL 18 Buckie Thistle v Brora Rangers Clach v Inverurie Loco Works Formartine v Strathspey Th Fraserburgh v Deveronvale Huntly v Forres Mechanics Nairn County v Lossiemouth Rothes v Fort William Wick Academy v Keith No fixture - Turriff United.

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