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powder magazine

noun
1.
a compartment for the storage of ammunition and explosives.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65
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Examples from the web for powder magazine
  • Inside the fort are the soldier's barracks, officer's quarters, powder magazine and restored commander's quarters.
  • All buildings retain their original functions except for the powder magazine.
  • Some of these support structures were former military buildings from the naval powder magazine previously located on the island.
  • Presumably, there were a well and a powder magazine.
  • Some foundations, possibly those of the hospital, are visible not far from the powder magazine.
  • Its stone ramparts enclosed a powder magazine, cistern and garrison quarters.
  • Bricks from the house were used to build a powder magazine that is still extant.

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