invasion

[ɪnvˈe͡ɪʒən], [ɪnvˈe‍ɪʒən], [ɪ_n_v_ˈeɪ_ʒ_ə_n]

Definitions of invasion:

  1.   The act of invading: an attack: an incursion: an attack on the rights of another: an encroachment: a violation. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2.   A hostile entrance into the possessions of another; an attack on the territory of another; infringement or violation; attack of a disease. See Invade. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   Hostile entrance; attack; encroachment. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4.   See invade. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   The entrance of a hostile army into a country for the purpose of conquest; an attack on the rights of another. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6.   The act of entering a country with a hostile army; entrance forced by an enemy's army; encroachment. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

Quotes for invasion:

  1. In capitalist history, invasion and class struggle are not opposites, as the official legend would have us believe, but one is the means and the expression of the other. – Karl Liebknecht
  2. Just as invasion is the true and tried weapon in the hands of capital against the class struggle, so on the other hand the fearless pursuit of the class struggle has always proven the most effective preventative of foreign invasions. – Karl Liebknecht
  3. Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late. – Thomas Sowell
  4. The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy. – Justin Timberlake
  5. I did not want to write a story about the invasion of Earth, so I had to create a race capable of living nearby, which meant to either on the Moon, on Mars, or on Venus. I picked Venus. – Sarah Zettel

Usage examples for invasion:

  1. “ To Maggie who had never, even in London, mingled with crowds it was an incredible invasion – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  2. Had our Fleet been sufficient for its work, invasion would have remained a threat, and nothing more. ” – The Great War in England in 1897 by William Le Queux
  3. The emigrants and the Germans thought the invasion but a military promenade. ” – The Theory of Social Revolutions by Brooks Adams
  4. “ Freycinet's plan of invasion – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  5. The invasion of the nomads, and then this flu. ” – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  6. The memory of 1870 had taught them the meaning of Invasion – The Soul of the War by Philip Gibbs
  7. He had cast the die for war and led the invasion into the enemy's country. ” – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan
  8. Even the Prado itself is the victim of commercial invasion – Cuba, Old and New by Albert Gardner Robinson
  9. Counting the number at four and twenty, it wears the look of an invasion – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  10. But whatever had been her organisation it is doubtful whether any device could have saved her from the force of the English invasion – Irish Nationality by Alice Stopford Green

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