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storm cellar

noun
1.
a cellar or underground chamber for refuge during violent storms; cyclone cellar.
Origin of storm cellar
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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  • The house had been unroofed but the family had taken refuge in the storm cellar.

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  • Suddenly the roar of the storm lessened and Doctor Stevens cautiously opened the door of the storm cellar.

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  • Winds are indeed common, but the village is safely out of the track of the Kansas cyclones, and the storm cellar is unknown.

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