Definition of iron rations in English:

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iron rations

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plural noun

A small emergency supply of food.
Example sentences
  • These pockets are military pockets with room for ammunition clips and grenades and iron rations.
  • They caused chaos by dragging a huge suitcase down from the shelf and rummaging through the contents before triumphantly producing a package of dried apricots they had brought as iron rations.
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