incursion

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Incursion \In*cur"sion\, noun [L. incursio: cf. F. incursion. See {Incur}.]

1. A running into; hence, an entering into a territory with hostile intention; a temporary invasion; a predatory or harassing inroad; a raid.

The Scythian, whose incursions wild Have wasted Sogdiana. --Milton.

The incursions of the Goths disordered the affairs of the Roman Empire. --Arbuthnot.

2. Attack; occurrence. [Obs.]

Sins of daily incursion. --South.

Syn: Invasion; inroad; raid; foray; sally; attack; onset; irruption. See {Invasion}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

incursion

noun

1: the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers); "the incursion of television into the American living room"

2: an attack that penetrates into enemy territory [syn: {penetration}, {incursion}]

3: the mistake of incurring liability or blame


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