Meaning of incursion

in•cur•sion

Pronunciation: (in-kûr'zhun, -shun), [key]
— n.
  1. a hostile entrance into or invasion of a place or territory, esp. a sudden one; raid: The bandits made brief incursions on the village.
  2. a harmful inroad.
  3. a running in: the incursion of sea water.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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