Origin of irruption
Examples from the Web for irruption
The irruption of this motley crew with beat of drum, according to ancient custom, was the consummation of uproar and merriment.The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.|Washington Irving
A notable project had been concerted by him and the Board of War for a winter irruption into Canada.
The shock of the Scythian irruption cannot but have greatly injured and weakened Assyria.History of Phoenicia|George Rawlinson
An irruption of youth inundated that garden intersected with a cross like a shroud.Les Misrables|Victor Hugo
The period of this irruption from the north, it is not easy to determine.Great Indian Chief of the West|Benjamin Drake
Word Origin and History for irruption
1570s, from Middle French irruption or directly from Latin irruptionem (nominative irruptio) "a breaking in, bursting in, invasion," noun of action from past participle stem of irrumpere, from assimilated form of in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + rumpere (see rupture (n.)). Frequently confused with eruption.