There are 2 definitions of armory in English:

armory1

Syllabification: ar·mor·y
Pronunciation: /ˈärmərē
 
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(British armoury)

noun (plural armories)

1A place where arms are kept.
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  • The Australian Government recently handed over four new state-of-the-art armouries to the PNG Defence Force.
  • The three-story, 88,000-square-foot facility is expected to serve as a model for future high-technology National Guard armories.
  • Missiles rained down on the city as fireballs went up into the night sky after the armoury at the central Ikeja barracks caught fire.
Synonyms
arsenal, arms depot, arms cache, ordnance depot, magazine, ammunition dump
1.1A supply of arms: the most powerful weapon in our armory
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  • One of its many functions was to serve as the armoury, which supplied many weapons to Soldiers of the British Empire.
  • In an attempt to develop the capability to punch through the missile defence shield, countries such as China could decide to massively increase the number of nuclear missiles in their armoury.
  • And China has threatened to respond by massively increasing its nuclear armoury.
1.2US A place where arms are manufactured.
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  • Beginning in 1795 and 1801, respectively, these armories manufactured muskets based upon a .69-caliber French 1777 design.
  • As Hoke put it: ‘The most important transfer of technology from the armories to the watch factories was the imposition of a rigid system of organization and the elevation of the machine shop to a position of supremacy.’
  • These A & M schools trained students for practical problem solving in our armories, hospitals, factories, and farms.
2An array of resources available for a particular purpose: his armory of comic routines
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  • The press presents one of the most useful and cost effective tools available to the IR armoury.
  • Just as a baby cannot rear itself in isolation, so an argument cannot find voice without drawing on an enormous armory of resources that are the gift of the past.
  • Like Hewitt, she is an aggressive baseliner with an armoury of ferocious groundstrokes and possesses the same gritty determination which has taken Hewitt to the top of the men's rankings.
3North American A place where military reservists are trained or headquartered.
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  • The largest Alabama Guard unit to return from Iraq, the 877th Engineer Battalion, had its first weekend drills earlier this month at its northwest Alabama armories.
  • Despite these difficulties, on April 28 Colonel Harry Clay Kessler ordered Montana Guard units to report for duty at their respective armories.
  • The siege lines were arrayed all around the triangular-shaped compound of the armory.

Origin

Middle English (in the sense 'armor'): from Old French armoirie, armoierie, from armoier 'to blazon', from arme 'weapon' (see arms). The spelling change in the 17th century was due to association with armor.

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There are 2 definitions of armory in English:

armory2

Syllabification: ar·mor·y
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈärmərē/

noun

Heraldry.
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  • His fame rested above all on his ability to produce designs for tapestry, embroideries, stained glass, armory, and goldsmith work in the new classical idiom.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French armoierie (see armory1).

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