Examples of armory in a Sentence
the site of a 19th-century armory
the soldier was sent to the armory to get a replacement weapon for the one that had been stolen
Recent Examples of armory from the Web
In a former armory the size of a high school gym, roughly 60 dealers sit or stand behind tables, displaying handguns, rifles, boxes of ammunition, and hunting gear.
This was not one of those transcendent Marc Jacobs shows, like the one a year ago, when the models, dressed in lanky jackets and polished track pants, marched right out the door of the armory and onto the sidewalk for an impromptu public show.
And, while ships will remain at sea and airstrikes against enemy fighters will continue, any National Guard forces heading out to do weekend training duty around the country will arrive at armories and be told to go home.
Irving Bank drew on every resistance tool in the corporate armory, culminating in a close proxy fight.
One day before the City Council was due to vote on a $200 million development plan for a former Brooklyn armory, Legal Aid attorneys filed a lawsuit seeking to block the project from going forward.
It was built in 1856 to serve as the District’s armory.
Yes, there is a huge four seasons firework armory attached to the restaurant.
While the redcoats at Lexington Green came to clean out an entire armory, the Mexican army was sent to Gonzales, Texas, to retrieve just one small cannon lent for warding off Comanches.
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Did You Know?
An armory has traditionally been a military storage compound where machine guns, rifles, pistols, ammunition, parts, and accessories are kept. In the U.S., National Guard and Reserve units often use armories as training headquarters in peacetime. Ever since George Washington established the country's first armory in Springfield in 1777, arsenals and armories of the Army Ordnance Corps have had a remarkable history of arms manufacture.
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ARMORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of armory for English Language Learners
: 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
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