Fort-orange meaning

(historical) A former Dutch fort and settlement at Albany, New York, in the United States.
pronoun
0
0
(historical) A preserved Dutch fort in Oranjestad on Sint Eustatius.
pronoun
0
0
(historical) A preserved Dutch fort on Itamaracá Island off Pernambuco, Brazil.
pronoun
0
0
(historical) A ruined Dutch fort and trading post near Sekondi in Ghana.
pronoun
0
0
(historical) A former Dutch fort and settlement at Tainan in southern Taiwan.
pronoun
0
0
Advertisement
(historical) A Dutch fort on Gorée Island off Senegal.
pronoun
0
0
(historical) A Dutch fort on Bonaire in the Dutch Antilles.
pronoun
0
0

Origin of fort-orange

From various Dutch places named Fort Oranje (fort + Oranje) after the Oranje-Nassau branch of the House of Nassau, prominent in Dutch government since the 16th century Dutch Revolt against Spanish rule in the Netherlands