air-raid shelter

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Noun1.air-raid shelter - a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilitiesair-raid shelter - a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids
chamber - a natural or artificial enclosed space
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Dogs were not allowed to accompany their owners down into the underground stations during air raids, but had to be left at home or in air-raid shelters in gardens.
Corrugated iron air-raid shelters would be erected in the months to come, volunteers eager to lend their support to the campaign and scores of children being led away from their families, were all commonplace as the region prepared for the worst.
Despite most nights spent in air-raid shelters, we still went to work the following morning.
Yes, there are no air-raid shelters in Bahrain or even bunkers.
Bunk beds on hand in air-raid shelters THE provision of bunk beds in air raid shelters in Thornaby was under discussion by the local ARP.