Definition of escalade
: an act of scaling especially the walls of a fortification
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Within 10 minutes of the shooting, Aurora police and Kane County sheriff's deputies arrived on Liberty Street to find the Escalade parked near where Jackson lived, according to authorities.
Her black Escalade shuttles her between appearances like a chariot, and woe to those who ride alongside and disrupt her delicate equilibrium.
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