strong room

noun

: a room for money or valuables specially constructed to be fireproof and burglarproof

Examples of strong room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Finally, a barrage of antitank missiles destroyed the strong room in which the former future rulers of Iraq were barricaded. Gideon Rose, Foreign Affairs, 20 Feb. 2024 Collections were fueled by strong room demand and an average daily room rate of $163, according to Visit Orlando data. Stephen Hudak, Orlando Sentinel, 7 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of strong room was in 1844

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“Strong room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strong%20room. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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