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ammunition-room

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any compartment on a war-ship in which ammunition is stored for use: usually made water-tight and provided with means for flooding with water in case of fire on board. The term includes magazines, shell-rooms, and fixed-ammunition rooms.

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Examples

  • They then forced open the ammunition-room, secured weapons and cartridges, posted themselves behind the windows of their barracks, and fired at every Japanese they saw.

    Korea's Fight for Freedom

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