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  • n  a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids
  • v  make safe against bombings
  • s  able to resist the explosive force of bombs and shells
    bombproof shelter

  • Staff work for possible use of armed force to retake Suez, according to the Brombergers, was begun in a secret bombproof bunker beneath the Thames in early September.
  • Last week the President: Asked $4,700,000 for fleet-operating facilities and bombproof shelters at Guam.
  • Szigeti has spent most of his musical life in London and Pariswhere he had to leave most of his possessions in a bombproof shelter.
Quotes

  • Kenny MacAskill in guardian.co.uk
    MacAskill said: "The release of Mr al-Megrahi from Greenock prison to Glasgow airport resulted in the Scottish prison service requiring to acquire, I think, a vehicle that was bombproof to avoid roadside devices. It required, as some tabloid papers...
  • Alan Curbishley in Sportinglife.com
    This season it has been quite unprecedented. It is very difficult to get your head around eight managers going in a season, especially when the top four are bombproof,said Curbishley. "I didn't see it coming and I don't think Sam did after...
  • Philip H. Melanson in Online Journal
    Melanson said: "With an unfolding terrorist attack, the procedure should have been to get the president to the closest secure location as quickly as possible, which clearly is not a school. You're safer in that presidential limo, which is bombproof...

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