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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The Home Office gave Birkenhead the green light to build the most expensive deep tunnel air raid shelter in the country in the 1940s, aiming to protect the workforce at Cammell Laird shipyard.
Our school air raid shelter was on the playing fields of Whoberley School, Tile Hill.
LATE one night in July 1942, 11-year-old Dot Forman entered the air raid shelter below Middlesbrough's Leeds Hotel with her family, not knowing that would be the night they would be lucky to escape with their lives.
I, as a young boy, was machine-gunned by German aircraft whist running to the air raid shelter with my parents.
But new plans have been drawn which will see the area, which has been targeted by flytippers, developed as a nature conservation area and WWI commemoration site which will include the restoration of an on-site air raid shelter.
An Anderson air raid shelter under construction in a Tyneside garden, 1939
In the Second World War it was converted into an air raid shelter for up to 9,000 people.
Another woman was injured when she fell running to an air raid shelter, Israeli news reports said.
Washington, February 10 ( ANI ): A former air raid shelter from World War II is being used for farming 100 feet underground.
I remember our family making its way to the air raid shelter down our long garden.
Aldwych, one of the first to be used as an air raid shelter, is being reopened to mark the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and recreated to look like it would have done in 1940.
My Aunty Olive lived next door and also had a garden which housed the air raid shelter.