Meaning of “bombing” in the English Dictionary

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"bombing" in British English

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bombingnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈbɒm.ɪŋ/ us /ˈbɑː.mɪŋ/

B2 an attack or attacks on a place or area using bombs, or the activity of attacking in this way:

Heavy bombing has gutted the city.
There was a wave of bombings in the south of the country.

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