1. Fortification; stronghold. [Obs.]
His place of defense shall be the munitions of rocks. --Is. xxxiii. 16.
2. Whatever materials are used in war for defense or for annoying an enemy; ammunition; also, stores and provisions; military stores of all kinds.
The bodies of men, munition, and money, may justly be called the sinews of war. --Sir W. Raleigh.
n 1: weapons considered collectively [syn: weaponry, arms, implements
of war, weapons system]
2: defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built
around a stronghold to strengthen it [syn: fortification]
v : supply with weapons