Definition of air raid in English:

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air raid


An attack in which bombs are dropped from aircraft on to a ground target: the town was destroyed in the air raid
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  • 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.

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