area bombing


aerial bombing in which bombs are dropped over the general area of a target.

Nearby words

  1. arduously,
  2. ardurous,
  3. ardèche,
  4. are,
  5. area,
  6. area code,
  7. area of cardiac dullness,
  8. area of outstanding natural beauty,
  9. area opaca,
  10. area pellucida

Origin of area bombing

First recorded in 1940–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019