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Meaning of Nissen hut

Nis'sen hut"

Pronunciation: (nis'un), [key]
  1. a prefabricated, tunnel-shaped shelter made of corrugated metal and having a concrete floor; Quonset hut: first used by the British army in World War I.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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