noun \ˈärm-rē, ˈär-mə-\

: a supply of weapons

: a place where weapons are kept; especially : a place where weapons are kept and where soldiers are trained

: a place where weapons are made

plural ar·mor·ies

Full Definition of ARMORY

a :  a supply of arms for defense or attack
b :  a collection of available resources
:  a place where arms and military equipment are stored; especially :  one used for training reserve military personnel
:  a place where arms are manufactured

Examples of ARMORY

  1. the site of a 19th-century armory
  2. <the soldier was sent to the armory to get a replacement weapon for the one that had been stolen>

First Known Use of ARMORY

14th century

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