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Definition of shellfire noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

shellfire

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈʃɛlˌfaɪər//
 
[uncountable]
 
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attacks or explosions caused by shells being fired from large guns He was killed by shellfire. The city has been under continuous shellfire for days now.
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