bomb shelter


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Noun1.bomb shelter - a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilitiesbomb 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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Her mother was a popular local hostess, her father a wealthy flower wholesaler and a McCarthy-era anti-Communist who built a Cold War bomb shelter in the backyard.
AFTER 35 years cowering in their sealed atomic bomb shelter, a family climb out to discover there have been a few changes while they've been away.
We hear the alert sound once more and follow a group of soldiers and locals into a bomb shelter behind a bus stop.
A local basketball court has a bomb shelter in each corner "because you only have 15 seconds to get into a bomb shelter," Beck told viewers of his show.
we decided that it probably is, meaning we'd better round everyone up and at least go to the stairwell (we live on the top floor of our building, to expect to actually get to the bomb shelter on time is pretty naA[macron]ve), which is supposed to be the safest place in an apartment building.