Definition of 'raze'
Example sentences containing 'raze'
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It was razed to the ground by the council.The Sun (2015)
His village was razed to the ground.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Cities and castles were razed to the ground.The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)
Hundreds of homes have been destroyed and entire towns razed.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Much of the city is razed.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Another village razed to the ground.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Thousands of Rohingya homes were razed during the riots.Times, Sunday Times (2015) PERDITA: The Life of Mary Robinson (2004)
Both suffered extensive damage in the war, particularly the latter which was almost completely razed to the ground.The Wine Roads of France (1989)
The racing was raised to new global heights, but news was that the track would be razed to the ground.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2010)
And now the photographs are of Polish villages instead, razed to the ground and with only the chimneys left standing.The Times Literary Supplement (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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