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Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?
Origin of petrol bomb
First recorded in 1955–60
Words nearby petrol bomb
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British Dictionary definitions for petrol bomb
a home-made incendiary device, consisting of a bottle filled with petrol and stoppered with a wick, that is thrown by hand; Molotov cocktail
(tr) to attack with petrol bombs
Derived forms of petrol bombpetrol bomber, noun
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