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Unfortified

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Unfortified un-for′ti-fīd not fortified.
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Usage

In literature:

England let us off, stipulating the canal should be unfortified, and an "open door" to all.
"A Straight Deal" by Owen Wister
It does not devolve upon you, the population of an unfortified city, to alter events.
"A Journey Through France in War Time" by Joseph G. Butler, Jr.
The reason why they wished that the Scheldt should remain unfortified was hardly concealed by them.
"Current History, A Monthly Magazine" by New York Times
There was a dreadful stillness between the blasts, which the pitch darkness made peculiarly awful to an unfortified mind.
"Frank Mildmay" by Captain Frederick Marryat
It's an unfortified, small port.
"Dave Darrin After The Mine Layers" by H. Irving Hancock
It is waste land, unfortified and wind swept.
"In Her Own Right" by John Reed Scott
As units in a Turkish fleet they bombarded unfortified ports on the Black Sea on the first day of the month.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
Morgan, of course, counted upon surprising the unfortified capital as he had the seaport town.
"Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
The shells have been dropped on unfortified homes.
"In Times Like These" by Nellie L. McClung
Unfortified cities are no longer to be bombarded in any country.
"Prize Orations of the Intercollegiate Peace Association" by Intercollegiate Peace Association
For weeks they kept more than thirty thousand Republicans out of an unwalled, almost an unfortified town.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
On the morning of August 2 he so suddenly attacked the unfortified wood camp that he cut it off completely.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
If daylight found us unfortified we couldn't stay there, so we had better go to throwing dirt.
"From the Rapidan to Richmond and the Spottsylvania Campaign" by William Meade Dame
It may well be asked, why did the fall of a place, at first almost unfortified, bring the master of the Russian empire to his knees?
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
After a war of five years the State was still unfortified, unarmed, unprepared.
"History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia" by Charles Campbell
It is so sadly easy to seduce, where the victim is prepared by need and unfortified by principle.
"Trevethlan: Volume 1" by William Davy Watson
We are now paying for our quiet unfortified borders, for the broad seas so suddenly narrowed.
"Proclaim Liberty!" by Gilbert Seldes
She even left her Belgian frontier unfortified.
"The Great War and How It Arose" by Anonymous
Both places were alike exposed to attack from their unfortified state.
"Some Account of the Public Life of the Late Lieutenant-General Sir George Prevost, Bart." by E. B. Brenton
They took and plundered Jerusalem, which was unfortified and open, and then united themselves with the troops of Egypt.
"Secret Societies of the Middle Ages" by Thomas Keightley
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