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n. - A large woodwind instrument

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  • Cosmic rays are fast-moving atomic nuclei that bombard the Earth from outer space.
  • The very word "bombard" comes from the Greek bombos, meaning the buzzing of a bee.
  • Curry calls bombard Yosemite officials after e-mail error
  • The Capital Punishment Campaign on Thursday called on all those in favour of the death penalty to 'bombard' the Constitutional
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  • A "bombarde" is a reed stop on a musical organ, while to "bombard" is to attack with heavy fire.
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