bombing


bombing
bomb|ing [ˈbɔmıŋ US ˈba:m-] n [U and C]
the use of bombs to attack a place
The south-west of the country suffered an intensive bombing campaign .
They were planning bombing raids in some of America's major cities.
a terrorist network responsible for a wave of bombings in Paris
bombing of
the bombing of Hiroshima

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