Simple Definition of air raid
: an attack in which a place is bombed by military airplanes
Full Definition of air raid
: an attack by armed airplanes on a surface target —usually hyphenated when used attributively <air-raid shelter>
Examples of air raid in a sentence
Much of the city was destroyed in an air raid.
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