armored armored  /ˈɑr mərd/


  1. (adj) protected by armor (used of persons or things military)
  2. (adj) used of animals; provided with protective covering
  3. (adj) equipped with the complete arms and armor of a warrior




  1. As the assault began, 13 armored cars in nearby Bovensmilde started racing toward the school building.
  2. The Africans responded by hurling stones, which rattled harmlessly off the armored cars and into the police compound, stnk-ing three policemen.
  3. Three American diplomats are killed when their armored personnel carrier plunges off a road outside Sarajevo.


  1. Armored truck crashes, causing gas leak in northeast Harris County

    First responders are on the scene of an accident involving an armored car in northeast Harris County
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ABC 13 Houston

  2. My Charleston Today - Boeing, armored SUVs, fallen firefighters

    In today’s My Charleston Today podcast, Warren Peper looks at Boeing’s favorable showing at the Paris air show, at a North Charleston company getting a big order from the Army for armored SUV’s and at Tuesday’s memorial service for the Charleston 9, and takes a look ahead at the weather as we get closer to the weekend.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier

  3. Supreme Armored, Inc. Partners with TerraHawk, LLC

    Supreme Industries, Inc. , a leading manufacturer of specialized commercial vehicles including truck bodies, shuttle buses and armored vehicles, today announced that
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "Part of the reason we were in the C-17 is because part of it is armored," Clinton said. "I was moved up into the cockpit. Everyone else was told to sit on their bullet proof vests. We came in in an evasive maneuver. Those of you who have...
    on Mar 17, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: New York Daily News

  2. "We can no longer continue to live in a society where even if your wife is going to church, you have to look for an (armored personnel carrier) to follow her," Jonathan told a crowd of ruling party supporters last month. "If the children are...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Goodluck Jonathan Source: York Daily Record

  3. "You can have all the armor in the world on a tank, and a tank can be blown up," Rumsfeld replied. "You can have an up-armored Humvee and it can be blown up."
    on Dec 9, 2004 By: Donald Rumsfeld Source: USA Today

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