incursion definition

  • noun:
    • An aggressive entry into foreign territory; a raid or intrusion.
    • The work of entering another's territory or domain.
    • The act of entering or running into: domiciles harmed by the incursion of floodwater.
    • An aggressive movement into somewhere; an invasion.
    • A running into; ergo, an entering into a territory with dangerous intention; a short-term invasion; a predatory or harassing inroad; a raid.
    • combat; event.
    • A running in or into something; an inroad or invasion.
    • Synonyms Irruption, raid.
    • an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
    • the error of incurring liability or fault
    • the act of entering some territory or domain (usually in large numbers)

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