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 for munition
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Munition \Mu*ni"tion\, n. [F., munition of war, L. munitio a
     fortifying, fortification, fr. munire to fortify, defend with
     a wall; cf. moenia walls, murus (for moirus) a wall, and Skr.
     mi to fix, make firm. Cf. Ammunition.]
     1. Fortification; stronghold. [Obs.]
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              His place of defense shall be the munitions of
              rocks.                                --Is. xxxiii.
                                                    16.
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     2. Whatever materials are used in war for defense or for
        annoying an enemy; ammunition; also, stores and
        provisions; military stores of all kinds.
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              The bodies of men, munition, and money, may justly
              be called the sinews of war.          --Sir W.
                                                    Raleigh.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  munition
      n 1: weapons considered collectively [syn: weaponry, arms,
           implements of war, weapons system, munition]
      2: military supplies [syn: munition, ordnance, ordnance
         store]
      3: defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built
         around a stronghold to strengthen it [syn: fortification,
         munition]
      v 1: supply with weapons

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "munition":
     accouter, appoint, arm, dress, equip, fit, fit out, fit up,
     furnish, gear, heel, man, outfit, prepare, rig, rig out, rig up,
     staff, turn out
  
  

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