Definition of blockhouse
1a : a structure of heavy timbers formerly used for military defense with sides loopholed and pierced for gunfire and often with a projecting upper storyb : a small easily defended building for protection from enemy fire
2 : a building usually of reinforced concrete serving as an observation point for an operation likely to be accompanied by heat, blast, or radiation hazard
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And then there are the brutalist concrete blockhouses of the Soviet era.
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Definition of blockhouse for Students
: a building of timbers or concrete built with holes in its sides for people inside to use for firing at an enemy
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