- destroyed or severely damaged by or as by bombing: a bombed-out village; a bombed-out economy.
Origin of bombed-out
First recorded in 1915–20
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By day, she cares for her children in a bombed-out milk factory that hosts her orphanage, Okutiuka.Death Metal Angola: Heavy Metal in War-Torn Africa
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But here, amid the rubble of a bombed-out city, rebels had one subject on their minds: the American election.Syrian Rebels for Romney
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There are dozens of weapons stored in the bombed-out building on the outskirts of Al Bab and he had made all of them by hand.Syrian Rebels Outgunned but Unbroken in Fight for Aleppo
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It leaves torn-up bodies, bombed-out buildings, coffins, carcasses, and rivers of blood.HBO's Brilliant War Doc
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And others will say that it is a distant echo thrown off the bombed-out rubblelands.How Long, How Long Did We Sing that Song?
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