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incursion

incursion [ in-KUR-zhuh’ n, -shuh’ n ]
noun ]
MEANING :
an invasion, inroad, intrusion or raid
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
The armed incursion into Kargil by Pakistani troops in 1998 was successfully repulsed by the Indian army.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
Fearful that Moscow's recent armed incursion into Georgia suggests it is trying to regain control over its "near abroad", Mr Lukashenko is now urgently seeking to mend relations with the West, even hiring Lady Thatcher's former spin doctor, Tim Bell, for advice.

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