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noun [countable/uncountable] bombardment pronunciation in British English /bɒmˈbɑː(r)dmənt/ 
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    an attack on a place made by dropping bombs from planes or by firing large guns for a long time

    There was much anger over the bombardment of the capital city.

    aerial/artillery bombardment (=by planes or large guns):

    Rebel fighters are still holding out under a relentless artillery bombardment.

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