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  • proper n. a United States Army base located in Kentucky, U.S.A.
  • proper n. The United States Bullion Depository, a vault where gold reserves are stored.


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  • Larger than Fort Knox, which is mostly inaccessible these days, the vault holds 90 billion dollars' worth of gold bouillon.

    Twenty-Five Things You Didn't Know...

  • In fact, it's been called the Fort Knox of uranium.

    CNN Transcript Jun 20, 2005

  • Considering the monies at stake, Goa's famed five star facility, the Fort Aguada resort, could well be called Fort Knox for a day with millions of dollars at stake as film stars and industrialists outbid each other at the Indian Premier League's (IPL) second players auction here Friday.

    India eNews

  • (12 May 2006) - Three years in the business might seem like a too-brief span for a retrospective, but since 2003, Washington D. C.-based quartet the Fort Knox Five founded their own record label (called Fort Knox Recordings), remixed the likes of Tito Puente, Louis Armstrong, And Tower of Power, and collaborated with hip hop's elder statesman Africa Bambaataa-not to mention all the bodies they've got moving on the ...

    Cool Hunting

  • On Tuesday, various types of trees from about 10 growers in the region were loaded onto a FedEx truck in the parking lot of Lambeau Field before heading off to Fort Knox, which is home to more than 23,000 soldiers, family members and civilians.

    The Green Bay Press-Gazette Latest Headlines

  • Back inside the house, several levels down, the basement is affectionately referred to as Fort Knox and is where Jean-Marc’s uncle keeps a personal gold mine of French wine.

    Words in a French Life

  • On graduating I joined the army and served two years at Fort Knox, then returned to the Twin Cities and enrolled in law school at the University of Minnesota on the GI Bill.

    The Good Fight

  • Bambaataa, known for "Planet Rock," the '80s hit that crossed hip-hop and German electro pioneers Kraftwerk, will be mining his breakbeats with the Fort Knox crew at an MLK holiday blowout at U Street Music Hall featuring Asheru and Mustafa Akbar on mike control and the Video Killers handling visuals.

    Nightlife Agenda: Parties for a long weekend

  • D.C.'s dysfunctional child welfare system operates in secret, behind doors shut tighter than Fort Knox.

    Matthew Fraidin: More Transparency Required for D.C. Child Welfare

  • This new group on Washington's Fort Knox recordings is a combination of DJs, producers and instrumentalists with deep roots in D.C. club culture.

    Nightlife agenda


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