Irruption

Definition of Irruption

Ir`rup´tion
n.1.
1.A bursting in; a sudden, violent rushing into a place; as, irruptions of the sea.
Lest evil tidings, with too rude irruption
Hitting thy aged ear, should pierce too deep.
- Milton.
2.A sudden and violent inroad, or entrance of invaders; as, the irruptions of the Goths into Italy.

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