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  • n  a sudden violent entrance; a bursting in
    the recent irruption of bad manners
  • n  a sudden sharp increase in the relative numbers of a population
  • n  a sudden violent spontaneous occurrence (usually of some undesirable condition)

  • Last week Puerto Rico's dread disease of violence had its bloodiest irruption to date.
  • But an irruption from him last fortnight revealed the length to which a modern churchman, however anciently hallowed his setting, may let himself go when oppressed by the .
  • Imagine their horror when they heard that Joyce had become one, and had been arrested for making an irruption into the sacred House of Commons.
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  • Snowy-Owl Migration to US One of Biggest on Record
    Snowy owls — large, fluffy, white birds typically found in the Arctic and rarely seen south of the Great Lakes — have swooped down upon the eastern United States in greater numbers than at any time in at least 50 years, one bird expert says. This migration of snowy owls southward is called an irruption, and this is the "largest of its kind in recent memory," said Kevin McGowan, a bird expert at ...
    Dec. 16, 2013 - via Yahoo! News
  • Sound off: Snowy owls
    The sudden influx of these birds, called an ‘irruption,’ may be the first wave. More Snowy Owls are poised to head south looking for food and will be attracted to wide-open expanses, such as airports, because they resemble their native tundra. ... Cornell News Service 2013-12-10 20:56:58 yboss 112328 rock'n'roll 149974 112328 See Jose Gonzalez Go 'Walter Mitty' for Ryan Adams-Penned 'Stay Alive' It isn't hard to imagine José González being drawn to The Secret Life of Walter Mitty . Though the Swedish-Argentine singer-songwriter's level of success far outpaces that of the James Thurber short story character, González's glimpses of rock'n'roll fantasy tend to be fleeting, and from the outside: After his leftfield success Spin 2013-12-16 20:03:08 yboss 112264 rock 'n' roll musician 149975 112264 Steven Van Zandt: 25 Things You Don't Know About Me Steven Van Zandt , actor and rock 'n' roll musician, 63, tells Us 25 things we don't know about him. You can hear more from Van Zandt by watching Lilyhammer , which returns to Netflix on December 13th. US Weekly 2013-12-15 21:51:08 yboss 122441 solfege 149976 122441 Solanco singers to present Living Christmas Tree The second annual Solanco Living Christmas Tree will be presented Saturday at Solanco High School in Quarryville at 2 and 7 p.m. Close to 100 singers will be on stage in the shape of a tree along with a 20 piece orchestra.The two core groups participating will be the Solfege Singers, featuring kids ... Lancaster Online 2013-12-12 20:12:50 yboss 50698 foul up 149977 50698 Terrence Jones getting better Blazers, refs foul up his return to Portland, but playing here still 'dream come true' for former Jefferson High star When he was a youngster, Houston Rockets power forward Terrence Jones used to watch Trail Blazers games from the suite of his cousin, former Blazers point guard Last season, when ... Portland Tribune 2013-12-14 21:08:22 yboss 78092 liposome 149978 78092 Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Data and Safety Monitoring Board Recommendation for CPX-351 Phase 3 Study EWING, N.J., Dec. 12, 2013-- Celator Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing new and more effective therapies to treat cancer, today announced that the independent Data and Safety Monitoring Board for the Company's Phase 3 clinical study comparing CPX-351 Liposome Injection versus the conventional cytarabine and daunorubicin treatment regimen as first-line therapy in older ... CNBC 2013-12-12 13:40:07 yboss 78092 liposome 149979 78092 Celator Pharmaceuticals says DSMB recommends study of CPX-351 continue Celator Pharmaceuticals announced that the independent Data and Safety Monitoring Board, or DSMB, for the company's Phase 3 clinical study comparing CPX-351 Liposome Injection versus the conventional cytarabine ... via Yahoo! Finance 2013-12-12 13:39:17 yboss 40842 edward vi 149980 40842 Treasures owned by Edward VIII, Wallis Simpson sell for $1 million Jewellery and precious items owned by the late British King Edward VIII and his American wife Wallis Simpson sold for more than 620,000 pounds ($1.01 million) at auction on Thursday, significantly more than expected. The chairman of Sotheby's jewellery division in Europe and the Middle East, David Bennett, said the collection owned by the Duke and Duchess of Windsor shed light on the greatest ...
    Dec. 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News

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