bombardment

[ verb bom-bahrd, buhm-; noun bom-bahrd ]SEE DEFINITION OF bombardment

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOMBARDMENT

The continued explosions of the demolitions resembled a bombardment.

The bombardment of Strasburg is also a popular subject in Mulhouse.

For the bombardment kept up for days and the Emperor could not escape.

At 5.30 in the afternoon came the order to advance, after a bombardment by the fleet.

When the bombardment was well under way the tanks were opened.

The warships in the harbor that had escaped the bombardment were blown up.

The bombardment was continued vigorously for three-quarters of an hour.

At the height of the bombardment, the British lines were flame swept.

At eight in the morning the British guns opened the bombardment.

There was military excuse for the bombardment of the city of Rheims.

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