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A US military installation in southeast New York on the western bank of the Hudson River north of New York City. It has been a military post since 1778 and the seat of the US Military Academy since 1802.
(Military) the US Army installation in New York State that houses the US Military Academy
1. a military reservation in SE New York, on the Hudson: location of the U.S. Military Academy.
2. the Academy itself.
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|Noun||1.||West Point - United States Army installation on the west bank of Hudson river to the north of New York City; site of United States Military Academy|
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"