Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: incursion
IPA transcription: [,ɪnk'ɝʒən]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: incursion
    Meaning: the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers); "the incursion of television into the American living room"
Usage examples
  • The Indians had made several attacks upon settlements at other points of the frontier, but they had not repeated their incursion in the neighborhood of the lake.
  • Next morning, Essex proceeded on his march; and though his rear was once put in some disorder by an incursion of the king's horse, he reached London in safety, and received applause for his conduct and success in the whole enterprise.
  • And as they had still great success in their undertakings, they did not suffer their zeal to cool, but marched with an army as far as Scythopolis, and made an incursion upon it, and laid waste all the country that lay within Mount Carmel.