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- n. An air-raid shelter, a structure designed to give protection against bombs.
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- n. a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids
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Kyle’s new apartment on the twenty-third floor of the Collier Foundation building was definitely a step up from the abandoned bomb shelter they had squatted in when the Movement had first returned to Seattle, shortly before the Great Leap Forward.
And under that, a roomy bomb shelter that nobody knew about.