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English definition of “stampede”

stampede

noun [C]    /stæmˈpid/
a situation where a large group of frightened animals, esp. horses or cattle, all run in the same direction: fig. A stampede of fans tried to enter the stadium at once. stampede    /stæmˈpid/ verb [I/T] [T] A loud clap of thunder stampeded the herd.
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