Definition of letter bomb in English:

letter bomb

Syllabification: let·ter bomb


  • An explosive device hidden in a small package and sent to someone with the intention of harming or killing them.
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    • On the letter bomb front, army bomb disposal experts were called on to disarm a letter bomb sent to an unnamed agricultural business and a farm.
    • The identity of the American Unabomber was assisted by the analysis of saliva left on a letter bomb he sent that did not explode.
    • Four weeks ago, a letter bomb addressed to Mr Attwood was sent to the Belfast headquarters of the Policing Board.

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