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dawn raid in Military topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdawn raidˌdawn ˈraid noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PMan attack or operation by soldiers or police that happens very early in the morning
Examples from the Corpus
dawn raidThey also recovered some stolen ammunition during a dawn raid on this flat in Notting Hill.Seven pistols were discovered under a bed in a dawn raid on a flat.A dawn raid by about 200 heavily armed law officers bagged more than 30 members and associates of the white-supremacist prison gang.Almost his first action was a post-election dawn raid in July 1983 on departmental budgets.