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noun [C]  /stæmˈpid/ us  
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.
verb [I/T]  /stæmˈpid/ us  
[T] A loud clap of thunder stampeded the herd.
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