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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arsenal  \Ar"se*nal\,  n.  [Sp.  &  F.  arsenal  arsenal,  dockyard,  or 
  It  arzanale  arsenale  (cf.  It  &  darsena  dock);  all  fr  Ar 
  d[=a]r?in[=a]'a  house  of  industry  or  fabrication;  d[=a]r 
  house  +  ?in[=a]  art,  industry.] 
  A  public  establishment  for  the  storage,  or  for  the 
  manufacture  and  storage,  of  arms  and  all  military  equipments, 
  whether  for  land  or  naval  service. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arsenal 
  n  1:  all  the  weapons  and  equipment  that  a  country  has  [syn:  {armory}, 
  {armoury}] 
  2:  a  military  structure  where  arms  and  ammunition  and  other 
  military  equipment  are  stored  and  training  is  given  in  the 
  use  of  arms  [syn:  {armory},  {armoury}] 
  3:  a  place  where  arms  are  manufactured  [syn:  {armory},  {armoury}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Arsenal,  PA 
  Zip  code(s):  15201 




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