fallout shelter


Definition of fallout shelter 

: a shelter built underground to protect people from radioactive fallout Beginning in the 1970s, curious tales began to emerge from Washington, D.C., about a "doomsday hotel." Located near the nation's capital, it was said to be the ultimate fallout shelter. But only for the well-connected.Popular Mechanics

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1955, in the meaning defined above

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