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invasion

noun aggression, assault, attack, attack on rights, breach, disobedience, encroachment, foray, hostile entry, incursion, infiltration, infraction, inroad, inruptio, interference, interloping, intrusion, overstepping, raid, siege, transgression, trespass, violation
Associated concepts: invasion of a corpus, invasion of principal, invasion of privacy, invasion of rights, wrongful invasion
See also: assault, encroachment, entrance, foray, incursion, inflow, infringement, intrusion, onset, outbreak, violation

INVASION. The entry of a country by a public enemy, making war.
     2. The Constitution of the United States, art. 1, s. 8, gives power to congress "to provide for calling the militia to execute the laws of the Union, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions." Vide Insurrection.

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The Andrews Labor Government will today introduce legislation to create tough new offences for carjacking and home invasion to give police the laws they need to keep the community safe.
Police said they are concerned about the invasions because the police do conduct raids on a regular basis.
Protecting against and above all preventing invasions could be done by means of experimental and modelling work.
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With the release David Cronenberg's Spider and Denys Arcand's Les Invasions barbares, two outstanding films by our best directors (both of which appeared on the recent TIFF list of the top Canadian films of all time), a record four films that broke the $5-million bar at the domestic box office (Seraphin, Seducing Doctor Lewis, Doctor Lewis, Les Invasions barbares and Mambo Italiano), significant wins at Cannes (Best Screenplay and Best Actress for Les Invasions barbares) and Canada's second Oscar[R] for a fictional feature (Best Foreign-Language Film for the aforementioned Les Invasions), 2003 will go down as a high-water mark for future generations to match.
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The experimental patients had aggressive cases of skin carcinoma with skull-base invasions.
Their new vision was brought home to me recently during a private screening of Denys Arcand's latest film The Barbarian Invasions which has since won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film.
To help students understand the events and the significance of D-Day, one of the greatest military invasions in history.