Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of firebomb.
  • n. An attack with a firebomb.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 17 - 1488 Unnamed farmer's mom killed in firebombing upon unnamed camp (Sapa), Tzaneen, MPL

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  • 17 - 1488 Unnamed farmer's mother killed in firebombing on unnamed stay (Sapa), Tzaneen, MPL

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  • The firebombing was the first major attack on the ruling party since the run up to parliamentary elections in 2000 when gangs of ruling party and MDC youths battled for supremacy in the country's urban areas.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The firebombing was the latest in several attacks on opposition activists 'homes.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The firebombing was the first in an unprecedented string of arson attacks and vandalism at places of worship last January that threatened decades of religious harmony in this

    TheState.com: Homepage

  • The firebombing was the first in an unprecedented string of arson attacks and vandalism at places of worship last January that threatened decades of religious harmony in the

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The firebombing was the first in an unprecedented string of arson attacks and vandalism at places of worship last January that threatened to undo decades of religious harmony in the

    The Guardian World News

  • In a poem titled "Bush's War," he conflates 9/11 and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq with the brutal history of the 20th century, when the slaughter of civilians and the "firebombing" of entire cities was commonplace.

    The Bard of Berkeley

  • This may also occur in war - particularly when indiscriminate weapons such as firebombing are used - but collateral damage that will occur in any war even when militaries do their utmost to only strike legitimate targets is not terrorism either.

    Boing Boing

  • The Taliban are today's most notorious example, throwing acid in schoolgirls 'faces, firebombing schools that dare teach girls.

    Archive 2009-12-01

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