air-raid shelter

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air-raid shelter

[¦er ‚rād ¦shel·tər]
(civil engineering)
A chamber, often underground, provided with living facilities and food, for sheltering people against air attacks.
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By this time the Pellings were telling John how they had acquired a Morrison shelter, kept "at the other end of the room like a big grey elephant.
OUTSIDE a farm in the village of Walcote near Alcester, there is a Morrison shelter base with an Anderson shelter top fastened to it.
Among them was the large brick and concrete communal shelter built in streets, the Morrison shelter and probably the most well-known one, the Anderson shelter.
My father was injured but managed to get my sister and mother out of the now half-buried Morrison shelter, ensuring their safety in a communal shelter before going to the infirmary for treatment.