air raid

noun

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 in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of air raid

1909


AIR RAID Defined for English Language Learners

air raid

noun

Definition of air raid for English Language Learners

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


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