unexploded ordnance

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unexploded ordnance

[¦ən·ik′splōd·əd ′ȯrd·nəns]
(ordnance)
An object containing explosives which did not function as intended, or an object which contains some type of delay-action device.
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Iraq is one of the most contaminated landmine- and unexploded-ordnance affected countries of the world," he said.