Meaning of QUONSET HUT in English

QUONSET HUT

/kwon"sit/ , Trademark.

a semicylindrical metal shelter having end walls, usually serving as a barracks, storage shed, or the like, developed for the U.S. military forces from the British Nissen hut at Quonset Naval Base in Rhode Island.

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