Definition of bombing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbɒmɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɑːmɪŋ//
[countable, uncountable]
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an occasion when a bomb is dropped or left somewhere; the act of doing this recent bombings in major cities enemy bombingExtra examples He was shot down during a bombing raid over London. The neighbourhood was badly damaged by enemy bombing. the aerial bombing of ports
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bombing