invasion invasion  /ɪn ˈveɪ ʒən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of invading; the act of an army that invades for conquest or plunder
  2. (n) any entry into an area not previously occupied
  3. (n) (pathology) the spread of pathogenic microorganisms or malignant cells to new sites in the body

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Usage(s):

  1. I retired from the military four months before the invasion, in part because of my opposition to those who had used 911's tragedy to hijack our security policy.
  2. I retired from the military four months before the invasion, in part because of my opposition to those who had used 911's tragedy to hijack our security policy.
  3. French Morocco is the site of the latest American invasion, peaceful but hectic, bringing airmen and planes and contractors with millions of dollars to spend.

News

  1. Home invasion

    On Wednesday, city police responded to the 500 block of South Wall Street in reference to a reported home invasion.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Southern Illinoisan

  2. Fitchburg home invasion leads to chase on Route 2

    An armed home invasion in Fitchburg Tuesday night erupted into a high-speed chase early Wednesday as troopers attempted to stop two vehicles allegedly seen fleeing the scene of the break-in, State Police said. State and Acton police stopped a white Lexus in Acton after pursuing it along Route 2 eastbound, but a white Dodge van eluded authorities after leading troopers into Lawrence, State Police ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  3. Fitchburg home invasion leads to high-speed chase down Route 2; one person in custody

    An armed home invasion in Fitchburg Tuesday night erupted into a high-speed chase early this morning as State Police attempted to stop two cars allegedly seen fleeing the scene of the crime, State Police said. Police stopped a white Lexus in Acton after chasing it along Route 2 eastbound, but a white Dodge van eluded authorities after leading troopers to Lawrence, State Police spokesman Dave ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

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Quotes

  1. "We continue to object to, and criticize, actions by Russia which we believe are wrong. At the top of the list is the invasion and occupation of Georgia," she said.
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Washington Post

  2. The United States is at Georgia's side, Cheney said, "as you work to overcome an invasion of your sovereign territory and an illegitimate, unilateral attempt to change your country's borders by force, that has been universally condemned by the free...
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. For her part, Rice said: "This is not 1968 and the invasion of Czechoslovakia where Russia can threaten a neighbor, occupy a capital, overthrow a government and get away with it. Things have changed."
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: ABC News

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