to reverberate, to resound ...1838 rare
from Italian rimbombare (to boom out, to echo)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1838 - see EXAMPLE below
"...The fame of the finest pieces in the world reaches him on the steps; not mine; I do not say mine; but the pieces of Signor Marchese and Signor Conte, rimbombing through the universe..."
From: Monthly Repository, 1837-1838, April
In - Imaginary Conversations; The Cardinal-Legate Albani and Picture-Dealers
- Walter Savage Landor