Definitions for: Munition

[n] defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
[n] weapons considered collectively
[v] supply with munition

Webster (1913) Definition: Mu*ni"tion, n. [F., munition of war, L. munitio a
fortifying, fortification, fr. munire to fortify, defend with
a wall; cf. moenia walls, murus (for moirus) a wall, and Skr.
mi to fix, make firm. Cf. Ammunition.]
1. Fortification; stronghold. [Obs.]

His place of defense shall be the munitions of
rocks. --Is. xxxiii.

2. Whatever materials are used in war for defense or for
annoying an enemy; ammunition; also, stores and
provisions; military stores of all kinds.

The bodies of men, munition, and money, may justly
be called the sinews of war. --Sir W.

Synonyms: arms, fortification, implements of war, weaponry, weapons system

See Also: accumulation, aggregation, ammo, ammunition, arm, arm, armament, assemblage, bastion, breastwork, bulwark, bunker, castle, collection, defence, defence system, defense, defense system, defensive structure, defilade, dugout, entrenchment, escarp, escarpment, fieldwork, gunnery, hardware, instrumentality, instrumentation, intrenchment, lunette, Maginot Line, naval weaponry, palisade, parapet, protective embankment, rampart, scarp, Siegfried line, stockade, wall, weapon, weapon system

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