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monument Word or Phrase:NISSEN HUT *  
Definition:A prefabricated structure of a steel frame clad in corrugated iron. Semi-circular in section they were used as accommodation for the armed forces and, during WWII, as emergency housing for bombed out civilians. Also used for storage.

* Copyright of English Heritage (1999)

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