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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I was six at that time and was carried out by my father from number 31 where our lives (that of my mother, father, brother and baby sister) were saved by a Morrison shelter in the kitchen.
The first was a World War II heavy gauge steel Morrison shelter which was made to be used during the day as a dining table.
Harry, his mother and baby brother Roderick were woken by the siren and found themselves sitting in the Morrison shelter in their front room.
There were many further night alerts which saw Ken and his family huddling under the staircase of next door neighbour Mrs Hughes and then subsequently in their own Morrison Shelter.