- a shelter, especially a dugout.
- Archaeology. a rock shelter formed by the overhang of a cliff and often containing prehistoric occupation deposits.
Origin of abri
Examples from the Web for abri
Historical Examples of abri
In one abri that night, a shelter in a great station, nearly a hundred died.Huts in Hell
Daniel A. Poling
The poste itself is an abri, a bomb-proof dug-out in the ground.Friends of France
Outside of this, again, may be an abri or shelter of overhanging rock.Men of the Old Stone Age
Henry Fairfield Osborn
It may be suggested that the mysterious bourjo was an abri of pere Jo or Jupiter.Archaic England
Abri la boca para decir algo en consonancia con tan maravilloso pensamiento; pero slo exhal un suspiro.Doa Perfecta
Benito Prez Galds
- a shelter or place of refuge, esp in wartime