iron rations Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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iron rationsnoun [plural]

uk   us   old-fashioned
a ​basicamount of ​food for a ​person to ​live on: The ​hotelfood was ​dreadful, so for three ​days we were on ​ironrations of ​fruit, ​cheese, and ​bread.
(Definition of iron rations from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 基本口粮…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基本口糧…
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