from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An aggressive entrance into foreign territory; a raid or invasion.
- n. The act of entering another's territory or domain.
- n. The act of entering or running into: homes damaged by the incursion of floodwater.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An aggressive movement into somewhere; an invasion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A running into; hence, an entering into a territory with hostile intention; a temporary invasion; a predatory or harassing inroad; a raid.
- n. Attack; occurrence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A running in or into something; an inroad or invasion.
- n. Synonyms Irruption, raid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an attack that penetrates into enemy territory
- n. the mistake of incurring liability or blame
- n. the act of entering some territory or domain (often in large numbers)
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin incursiō, incursiōn-, from incursus, past participle of incurrere, to run upon; see incur.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin incursio. (Wiktionary)