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invasion

noun

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  1. a sudden attack on and entrance into hostile territory <the invasion of the Soviet Union by Germany during World War II> Synonyms descent, foray, incursion, inroad, raid, irruptionRelated Words pillage, plunder; aggression, assault, coup de main, offense (or offence), offensive, onset, onslaught, rush, siege, storm, strike; charge, sally, sortie; ambuscade, ambush, surprise (also surprize), trap; air raid, blitz, blitzkrieg, bombardment; counteraggression, counterassault, counterattack, counteroffensive, counterstrike




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of, relating to, or near a shore

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