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An unincorporated community of northeast New York between Lake George and Lake Champlain. Fort Carillon, built by the French in 1755, was taken in 1759 by the British, who renamed it Fort Ticonderoga. American Revolutionary troops captured the fort in May 1775, but it was later abandoned without a struggle to British forces in July 1777 during the Saratoga Campaign.
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(Placename) a village in NE New York State, on Lake George: site of Fort Ticonderoga, scene of battles between the British and French (1758–59) and a strategic point in the War of American Independence
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Ti•con•der•o•ga(ˌtaɪ kɒn dəˈroʊ gə)
a village in NE New York, on Lake Champlain: site of fort captured by the English 1759 and by Americans under Ethan Allen 1775. 2938.
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|Noun||1.||Ticonderoga - a pitched battle in which American revolutionary troops captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1775|
American Revolution, American Revolutionary War, American War of Independence, War of American Independence - the revolution of the American Colonies against Great Britain; 1775-1783
New York - one of the British colonies that formed the United States
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