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West Point

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.
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West Point

n
(Military) the US Army installation in New York State that houses the US Military Academy
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n.
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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Noun1.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"
Empire State, New York State, NY, New York - a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
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Despite what US President Obama had said in his important policy statement at the West Point Academy the other day, military component in external policy would continue to play its role.
The men were decorated as knights of France's Legion of Honor during a ceremony Friday at the West Point academy. The consul general of France presented each recipient with an insignia to honor his role in liberating France from Nazi German occupation, according to AP.
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Broadwell has a military background and graduated from the same West Point Academy as Petraeus.

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