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English definition of “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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