In*cur"sion (?), n. [L. incursio: cf. F. incursion. See Incur.]


A running into; hence, an entering into a territory with hostile intention; a temporary invasion; a predatory or harassing inroad; a raid.

The Scythian, whose incursions wild Have wasted Sogdiana. Milton.

The incursions of the Goths disordered the affairs of the Roman Empire. Arbuthnot.


Attack; occurrence.


Sins of daily incursion. South.

Syn. -- Invasion; inroad; raid; foray; sally; attack; onset; irruption. See Invasion.


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