a shelter, especially a dugout.
Archaeology. a rock shelter formed by the overhang of a cliff and often containing prehistoric occupation deposits.
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How to use abri in a sentence
It may be suggested that the mysterious bourjo was an abri of pere Jo or Jupiter.Archaic England | Harold Bayley
Al fin abri los ojos, tendi una mirada, y un grito agudo se escap de sus labios.Legends, Tales and Poems | Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
We passed through several gun pits and stopped in front of a huge abri built entirely above ground.
In this abri you are safe from splinters and shrapnel but a direct hit would wipe us out.
During one of these shelling spells, I reached cover of the road side abri and prepared to await clearer weather.
British Dictionary definitions for abri
a shelter or place of refuge, esp in wartime
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