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Definition of Invasion

Invasion

  1. The act of invading; the act of encroaching upon the rights or possessions of another; encroachment; trespass.
  2. A warlike or hostile entrance into the possessions or domains of another; the incursion of an army for conquest or plunder.
  3. The incoming or first attack of anything hurtful or pernicious; as, the invasion of a disease.

Invasion Quotations

I should like to save the Shire, if I could - though there have been times when I thought the inhabitants too stupid and dull for words, and have felt that an earthquake or an invasion of dragons might be good for them.
J. R. R. Tolkien

Kennedy was haunted by the Bay of Pigs invasion but carried the country through the Cuban Missile Crisis. He later increased the number of U.S. military advisers to South Vietnam to more than 16,000.
Kitty Kelley

The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.
Justin Timberlake

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

Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure.
Abraham Lincoln
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Invasion Translations

invasion in Dutch is inval, invasie
invasion in French is invasion
invasion in German is Einfall
invasion in Italian is invasione
invasion in Latin is incursio
invasion in Norwegian is invasjon, krenkelse
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