powder magazine

noun
a compartment for the storage of ammunition and explosives.

Origin:
1755–65

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Example sentences
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.
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