Definition of air raid noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


air raid

BrE BrE//ˈeə reɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈer reɪd//
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an attack by a number of aircraft dropping many bombs on a place The family was killed in an air raid. an air-raid shelter/warning See related entries: Conflict
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