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  • n. A strongly built room, or vault, where valuables may be stored in safety

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  • n. a burglarproof and fireproof room in which valuables are kept


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  • But they could have started last night, they had started last night for there had been no diving-boat in the Dubh Sgeir boathouse, and reports from the Nantesville's owners had indicated that the strongroom was a fairly antiquated one, not of hardened steel, that could be cut open in a couple of hours with the proper equipment.

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  • Steeped in sweat - there are no mules or tramways here - they heave their heavy cargoes of ore into a small, dark strongroom before relaxing, cigarettes in hand, chatting and joking.

    The mining towns of San Luis Potosí, Mexico

  • By the time they reached the strongroom area almost half the delegates had arrived.

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  • It was to be held in the antechamber to the casino's strongroom, which lay directly beneath the dais in the centre of the main gaming floor.

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  • KwaZulu-Natal health spokesman Chris Maxxon said the raid had taken place and that the officers arrived with a key to the strongroom at

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  • Trevor Manuel then spoke of the effort in which our movement and government are engaged to transform the strongroom of dreams of those you never find mentioned in the history books, into a strongroom of dreams in the process of fulfilment.

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  • We had the deed of gift in our strongroom at Castlewood, and it was furthermore registered in due form at Williamsburg; so that we were easy on that score.

    The Virginians

  • They burned Ceantor's villa, and looted his strongroom.

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  • This included some of the forensic evidence presented on behalf of the state by KPMG auditor Johan van der Walt who was given access to a National Prosecuting Authority strongroom of documents to do his job.

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  • September 2003, was based on a National Prosecuting Authority strongroom full of documents.

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