An attack in which bombs are dropped from aircraft on to a ground target: the town was destroyed in the air raid
More example sentences
- The air force launched a massive air raid with high explosive bombs on the shipyard.
- This is because of the danger of their being bombed in an air raid.
- The original was destroyed in a wartime air raid, but a replica was created in 1954.
More definitions of air raidDefinition of air raid in:
- The US English dictionary