cyclone cellar


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cyclone cellar

n.
See storm cellar.

cy′clone cel`lar


n.
a cellar or other underground place for shelter from cyclones and tornadoes.
[1885–90, Amer.]
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Noun1.cyclone cellar - an underground shelter where you can go until a storm passescyclone cellar - an underground shelter where you can go until a storm passes
shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
References in classic literature ?
There was no garret at all, and no cellar--except a small hole dug in the ground, called a cyclone cellar, where the family could go in case one of those great whirlwinds arose, mighty enough to crush any building in its path.