Meaning of “blanket bombing” in the English Dictionary

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"blanket bombing" in British English

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blanket bombingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈblæŋ.kɪt ˌbɒm.ɪŋ/ us /ˈblæŋ.kɪt ˌbɑː.mɪŋ/

the act of dropping a lot of bombs over a large area such as a city, without aiming for any particular buildings

(Definition of “blanket bombing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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