Oc*cur"rence (?), n. [Cf. F. occurrence. See Occur.]

1.

A coming or happening; as, the occurence of a railway collision.

Voyages detain the mind by the perpetual occurrence and expectation of something new. I. Watts.

2.

Any incident or event; esp., one which happens without being designed or expected; as, an unusual occurrence, or the ordinary occurrences of life.

All the occurrence of my fortune. Shak.

Syn. -- See Event.

 

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