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air-raid shelter

an indoor or other protected area specifically designated as a shelter during an air raid.
Compare bomb shelter.
Origin of air-raid shelter
1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • These products line the walls of his room, giving it the feel of an air-raid shelter.
  • He lined a box with old newspaper, bedded the ax inside, and then carried it downstairs to the air-raid shelter for safekeeping.

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