armory

armory
armory [n] military building, usually for storing weapons arsenal, center, depot, dump, factory, headquarters, magazine, plant, range; concepts 321,439

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  • Armory — or armoury may mean: *Armory (military), a military location used for the storage of arms and ammunition. *Armory (heraldry), the study of coats of arms. * [http://www.faithinsteel.com Armory] , a metal band from Massachusetts.Other: *Armory… …   Wikipedia

  • Armory — Ar mo*ry, n.; pl. {Armories}. [OF. armaire, armarie, F. armoire, fr. L. armarium place for keeping arms; but confused with F. armoiries. See {Armorial}, {Ambry}.] 1. A place where arms and instruments of war are deposited for safe keeping. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • armory — armory, arsenal, magazine have related but usually distinguishable technical military senses. Armory once carried the meanings now associated with arsenal and magazine, but in current use it has commonly two applications: one, a public building… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • armory — (n.) arms and weapons collectively, c.1300; see ARM (Cf. arm) (n.2) + ORY (Cf. ory). Meaning place where arms are manufactured is from mid 15c. Also used in a sense of arsenal (mid 15c.), the science of heraldry (late 15c.), from O.Fr. armoierie …   Etymology dictionary

  • armory — [är′mər ē] n. pl. armories [altered, by assoc. with ARMOR < OFr armoierie, science of heraldry < armoier, to blazon coats of arms < arme, ARM2] 1. Obs. armor or armorial bearings 2. a storehouse for weapons; arsenal 3. an aggregate of… …   English World dictionary

  • armory — ar|mor|y [ arməri ] noun count 1. ) a building where weapons are kept a ) the amount or types of weapons that a country has: proposals to reduce our nuclear armory 2. ) usually singular a set of skills, equipment, or powers that is available for… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • armory — noun a Civil War exhibition at the old armory Syn: arsenal, arms depot, arms cache, ordnance depot, magazine, ammunition dump …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Armory —    The place where weapons and armor are stored. The Armory can be a royal storehouse, a storehouse in a castle or other stronghold or a workshop where arms are made and repaired …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Armory Park — was a minor league baseball park in Toledo, Ohio. It was the home of the Toledo Mud Hens and their predecessors from 1897 until mid season 1909 when Swayne Field opened.Armory Park is the first Toledo ballpark for which any photograph is known to …   Wikipedia

  • Armory Square — is a small neighborhood on the west side of Downtown Syracuse, New York. It began life as a busy commercial and industrial area just to the west of the central city. After World War II, Syracuse s central city became less and less populated as… …   Wikipedia

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