panic room

World English Dictionary
panic room
a secure room with a separate telephone line within a house, to which a person can flee if someone breaks in

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Main Entry:  panic room
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a room in a building that is set up to be safe from intrusion or attack and usu. has communications equipment, food, water, etc.; also called safe room
Example:  A panic room is usually set up in the interior of the home where the family can safely retreat during a home invasion or other terroristic threat and summon help.
Main Entry:  panic room
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See safe room's 21st Century Lexicon
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