Complete Definition of "air-raid shelter"

English

Noun
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en-noun|sg=air-raid shelter

  1. A structure, often a reinforced underground shelter designed to give protection against air raids.

Synonyms
bomb shelter
bombproof

Translations

Finnish: väestönsuoja

Dictionary notes
Category:Dictionary notes
American Heritage Dictionary (via answers.com), Collins Word Exchange, Merriam-Webster Online, and MSN Encarta Dictionary all have no entry, but Random House Unabridged Dictionary and WordNet? by Princeton University have (via www.dictionary.com).

Revision and Credits for"air-raid shelter"
  • 2007-08-22 15:18 - Hekaheka - /* English */ edited definition: shelter is not necessarily under ground, nor only for civil population.

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