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bombing

noun [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 London.Detonation and bombardment
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