Definition of air-raid shelter in English:

air-raid shelter

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noun

  • A building or structure designed to protect people from bombs dropped during air raids.
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    • They reminded me of second world war air-raid shelters.
    • The condition was first spotted among survivors of the Blitz in World War II who slept in deck chairs in air-raid shelters.
    • The streets were a toddler's wonderland of rubble, smashed window frames, half-demolished air-raid shelters.

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