Definition of blockhouse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    blockhouse

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈblɒkhaʊs//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈblɑːkhaʊs//
     
     
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  1. 1a strong concrete shelter used by soldiers, for example during a battle
  2. 2(North American English) a house made of logs (= thick pieces of wood)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blockhouse