Origin of incursion
Examples from the Web for incursion
Griswold was undeniably an incursion on democratic powers with a definite whiff of activism.The Right Wing Screams for the Wambulance Over Gay Marriage Ruling|Walter Olson|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And I remember once there was a Nicaraguan Sandinista incursion in Honduras and the Nicaraguans denied it.
And at midnight Spanish time, the Nicaraguans said, ‘Okay, we had an incursion, but it was justified.’
Much of the American left is critical of Israel, particularly since its incursion into Gaza.
Israel makes an incursion into Gaza every few years, and we always have little choice but to let it play out.American Statesmanship Is Depressingly MIA on Border Kids, MH17 & Gaza|Michael Tomasky|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One poem narrates the circumstances of an English incursion in 1596, during which the town of Faro was stormed and sacked.Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ|Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
And, for all these causes, the incursion of the Jacobites left no lasting bitterness among the British peoples.The Eighteen Christian Centuries|James White
The first incursion of the fair Aryans from the northwest settled down, it is claimed, in the northern portions of the country.India, Its Life and Thought|John P. Jones
When Mardonius made a second incursion into the country of Attica, the people passed over again into the isle of Salamis.The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch|Plutarch
Hence the incursion of a new weed is generally first noticed along the highway or the railroad.A Year in the Fields|John Burroughs
Word Origin for incursion
"hostile attack," early 15c., from Middle French incursion (14c.) or directly from Latin incursionem (nominative incursio) "a running against," noun of action from past participle stem of incurrere (see incur).