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.
I'm the last person to know what will happen from week to week,'' said Cromwell, who was sleeping in a bomb shelter in the series finale.
He moved the company to the Montgomery County site in the early 1980s and built the office complex -- with bulletproof windows and an elaborate security system as well as the underground bomb shelter -- as something of an "insurance policy" against possible nuclear attacks by Red China or the Soviet Union.
This should bring back fond memories for baby boomers, with or without a reminder of the popular backyard bomb shelter.
We hear the alert sound once more and follow a group of soldiers and locals into a bomb shelter behind a bus stop.
And the women in this group, some who have traveled before to the Middle East and others like Brim who have never set foot there, will visit the notorious Amariya bomb shelter.
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.
in an underground bomb shelter behind a residence in the 500 block of 24th Street.
The film stars Brendan Fraser as a man who emerges after living in a bomb shelter all his life.
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.