inroad

[n] - an invasion or hostile attack 2. [n] - an encroachment or intrusion
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Inroad

In'road` (ĭn'rōd`) noun The entrance of an enemy into a country with purposes of hostility; a sudden or desultory incursion or invasion; raid; encroachment. « The loss of Shrewsbury exposed all North Wales to the daily inroads of the enemy.» Clarendon. « W
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Inroad

In·road' (ĭn*rōd') transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Inroaded ; present participle & verbal noun Inroading .] To make an inroad into; to invade. [ Obsolete] « The Saracens . . . conquered Spain, inroade
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inroad

noun an invasion or hostile attack
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Inroad

• (v. t.) To make an inroad into; to invade. • (n.) The entrance of an enemy into a country with purposes of hostility; a sudden or desultory incursion or invasion; raid; encroachment.
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inroad

  1. an encroachment or intrusion
  2. an invasion or hostile attack

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