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English definition of “stampede”

stampede

noun [C]
 
 
/stæmˈpiːd/
a sudden uncontrolled movement of a large group of animals or people, often in the same direction: Gunfire caused a stampede in the marketplace.Animal (non-human) behaviour
stampede verb [I]
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