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air raid

[′er ‚rād]
(ordnance)
An attack of a place by aircraft; may consist of a bombing or strafing attack against a position or a city.

What does it mean when you dream about an air raid?

In most cases, the meaning of an air raid is straightforward. It reflects a feeling of being assaulted, of being under attack.

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The dank smell of that Anderson air-raid shelter in which my mother, sister Valerie and myself spent so many nights will live with me all my life.
Nobody put them up until war was declared and then there was a panic as the air-raid sirens started up really quickly.
In a way, according to Times White House correspondent David Sanger, the nuclear threat is scarier today than it was during the Cold War when students hid under their desks during air-raid drills.
Saddam thundered in the taped address, which was broadcast shortly before air-raid sirens sounded in Baghdad to mark the start of the third night of airstrikes.
AS a 10-year-old living in Birkenhead, I vividly remember one night when my dad had to wake us all up to go down to the air-raid shelter.
Then in July the air raids began, the Morris hooter air-raid siren in Gosford Street filled everyone with fear, especially in the middle of the night.
PRIMARY schoolchildren went back in time to experience life during World War II, including wartime cooking, making gas masks and even their own air-raid.
To improve production of guns, we were instructed to remain at our jobs, even if the public air-raid siren had sounded outside the factory.
The wail of the air-raid siren and the hasty evacuation from bed to the air-raid shelter became second nature.