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air raid

noun

Simple Definition of air raid

  • : an attack in which a place is bombed by military airplanes

Full Definition of air raid

  1. :  an attack by armed airplanes on a surface target —usually hyphenated when used attributively <air-raid shelter>

Examples of air raid

  1. Much of the city was destroyed in an air raid.



1909

First Known Use of air raid

1909


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