air defense

noun

Definition of air defense

: the means, techniques, and organizations devoted to preventing or minimizing the effects of attack by enemy aircraft or guided missiles

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First Known Use of air defense

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of air defense was in 1916

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“Air defense.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20defense. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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