inroad


in·road

noun \ˈin-ˌrōd\

Definition of INROAD

1
:  a sudden hostile incursion :  raid
2
:  an advance or penetration often at the expense of someone or something —usually used in plural

Examples of INROAD

  1. <the army is finally making inroads into enemy territory>

First Known Use of INROAD

1548

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