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  • the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target; "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"
  • the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
  • attack with a barrage; "The speaker was barraged by an angry audience"

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  • the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written); "a barrage of questions"; "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake" ,
  • the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target; "they laid down a barrage in front of the advancing troops"; "the shelling went on for hours without pausing"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Barrage'


  • Barrage: Barrage may refer to: In music Barrage (group), a Canadian violin ensemble, or Barrage (album), their self-titled debut album, or Barrage (Paul Bley album)
  • Ganges Barrage: 26.50780°N 80.3169°E / 26.50780; 80.3169 Officially named as Lav Khush Barrage, this bridge across the Ganges lies at Azad Nagar-Nawabganj in Kanpur.
  • Philadelphia Barrage: The Philadelphia Barrage were a Men's Field Lacrosse team that was based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from the 2004 season until the 2008 season when
  • Sukkur Barrage: Sukkur Barrage is a barrage on the River Indus near the city of Sukkur in the Sindh province of Pakistan. The Barrage was built during the British Raj
  • Hathnikund Barrage: The Hathnikund Barrage is a concrete barrage located on the Yamuna River in Yamuna Nagar district of Haryana state, India. It was constructed between
  • Barrage (dam): For other uses, see Barrage (disambiguation). A barrage is a type of low-head, diversion dam which consists of a number of large gates that
  • Barrage balloon: A barrage balloon, sometimes called a "blimp," is a large balloon tethered with metal cables, used to defend against aircraft attack by damaging the aircraft
  • Taunsa Barrage: Taunsa Barrage is a barrage on the River Indus in the Muzaffargarh District of Punjab province of Pakistan. It is situated 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast
  • Fitzroy River Barrage (Queensland): The Fitzroy River Barrage was finished in 1970 after four years of construction, to meet the long term water supply needs of Rockhampton. It holds around
  • Tajewala Barrage: Tajewala Barrage is a barrage across the Yamuna River, located in Yamuna Nagar District, in the state of Haryana, India. Completed in 1873, it regulated

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  • Britain still grappling with barrage of celebrity sex abuse
    A growing scandal of decades-old sexual assault allegations against television icon Bill Cosby has shocked many in the United States. Across the Atlantic, Britain has been struggling for more than two years to come to terms with a barrage of similar accusations against leading men in its entertainment world who allegedly used their fame and power to exploit young Read more on this news related to 'Barrage'
  • U.S., allies launch barrage of airstrikes against Islamic State
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies launched a barrage of attacks against Islamic State over the weekend, conducting 23 air strikes in Syria and 18 in Iraq against the militant group since Friday, U.S. Central Command said. In a statement, U.S. Central Command said the strikes in Syria included 13 aimed near the key border down of Kobani and 10 Read more on this news related to 'Barrage'
  • Review: 'Fury' a barrage of heavy-handedness
    The relentless barrage of heavy-handedness in David Ayer's World War II tank drama "Fury" begins immediately. A lone horseman approaches on the grim horizon of a foggy, corpse-strewn battlefield. Out of the muck leaps a man who pulls the rider down and savagely bludgeons him in the eye. Read more on this news related to 'Barrage'

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