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C rations

Line breaks: C ra¦tions

Definition of C rations in English:

plural noun

North American
A type of tinned food formerly used by American soldiers.
Example sentences
  • However, they like C rations and will eat them for a longer time than American troops will before complaining.
  • The meals in the case of C rations would not always be the same from one case to another as the date of production on any case of C rations may vary widely.
  • On the frontlines, soldiers were eating K rations, C rations and D rations.

Origin

C for combat.

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