The town was being bombarded by a hundred and thirty guns which Napoleon had ordered up after four o'clock.
The house groaned as a gust of wind bombarded it.
Deidre struggled to take in everything around her, bombarded by the noise, smells and activity.
Boats bombarded the forts on both sides of the river and breached the great wall of Omdurman.
The danger of a serious rising brought the British and French fleets in May 1882 to Alexandria, and after a massacre (11th of June) had been perpetrated by the Arab mob in that city, the British admiral bombarded the forts (11th of July 1882).