Definitions

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  • n. A bomb site: a place where a bomb has exploded.

Etymologies

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bomb +‎ site

Examples

  • Row in Belgravia, where homes sell for more than £5 million, was left like a "bombsite" after a skip fell through the road.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • The tragedy, which also features on a BBC Four programme, Winds, to be screened on Monday, left the street looking like a "bombsite" with tiles, chimney pots and shattered masonry littering the road.

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  • Adjacent is a small bombsite-cum-park, benches, rats and bristling vegetation.

    A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain by Owen Hatherley – review

  • By the time I got home yesterday, the study, which I had cleaned and tidied to give myself a little zone of civilization, was a bombsite, with piles of books over the floor, the top of the bookcase standing forlorn in the middle of the room, preventing us even from sitting down, and that layer of dust already forming over every single thing.

    More Chaos « Tales from the Reading Room

  •   They did manage to trace the horseshoes from the horse to an Italian blacksmith and they found a few other odds and ends — a flyer left near the bombsite that had been printed with stamps that said 'free the political prisoners or it will be death to all of you.'

    Terror on Wall Street

  • So that's my next month's aim is get regain sleep, catch up on editing, writing and reviewing and maybe make my loungeroom less of a bombsite :.

    gillpolack: Lauren Beukes, Moxyland

  • Without the pressure of the deadline, my kitchen would still be a bombsite.

    Danielle Crittenden: The Reno: Unleash Your Inner *Byotch*

  • Dubbed the ‘bombsite Britain’ tax over the way it has caused landlords to demolish buildings rather than go bust paying rates, the British Property Federation BPF, trade body for property, has led a yearlong campaign backed by dozens of MPs.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • She offers to meet us survivors in 4 seperate meetings one for each bombsite , and answer questions, 'where possible' about the support provided by Government or to relay the question to the appropriate Government contact following the meeting.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • My bedroom looks less like a bombsite, and in fact with my cream walls, white furniture and rather classy cream duvet, it's actually looking rather minimalistic and peaceful.

    First proper post for ages

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