strong enough to resist the impact and explosive force of bombs or shells:
a bombproof shelter.
to make bombproof.
Contemporary Examples

NYPD Gives Fox News Special Protection Kelly Knaub November 30, 2011

Historical Examples

Presentation Pieces in the Museum of History and Technology Margaret Brown Klapthor
My Life In The South Jacob Stroyer
“Run To Seed” Thomas Nelson Page
Held Fast For England G. A. Henty
The Iron Ration George Abel Schreiner
The Creature from Cleveland Depths Fritz Reuter Leiber
Behind the Scenes in Warring Germany Edward Lyell Fox
Fort Sumter National Monument, South Carolina Frank Barnes
The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves


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