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shelter ~ (A) ~ a place to keep off rain or wind or too much sun.
shelter ~ (B) ~ The Festival of Shelters is the Jewish harvest festival . It is also called the Feast of Tabernacles. The people eat their meals in temporary shelters to remember the time when the Israelites travelled through the desert.
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