Definition of Foray into

1. Verb. Enter someone else's territory and take spoils. "The customs agents foray into the bags for drugs "; "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"

Exact synonyms: Raid
Generic synonyms: Encroach Upon, Intrude On, Invade, Obtrude Upon
Specialized synonyms: Maraud
Derivative terms: Raider



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foray Into

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forasmuch
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Literary usage of Foray into

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life of George Washington by Washington Irving (1884)
"Caldwell'a Church at Elizabethtown burnt. — Character of its Pastor. — foray into Westchester County. — Burning of Young's House in the Valley of the ..."

2. Works by Washington Irving (1895)
"How the Count of Castile and the King of Leon Made a Triumphant foray into the Moorish Country— Capture of Salamanca—Of the Challenge Brought by the Herald ..."

3. Works by Washington Irving (1895)
"... the Renegado—His foray into the Horse Prairie—Invasion of Blackfeet —Blue John, and his Forlorn Hope—Their Generous Enterprise—Their Fate—Consternation ..."

4. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U.S.A., in the Rocky Mountains and the by Washington Irving, Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville (1898)
"... the Renegade— His foray into the Horse Prairie—Invasion of Blackfeet —Blue John, and his Forlorn Hope—Their Generous Enterprise—Their Fate—Consternation ..."

5. Spanish Papers by Washington Irving (1895)
"How the Count of Castile and the King of Leon Made a Triumphant foray into the Moorish Country— Capture of Salamanca—Of the Challenge Brought by the Herald ..."

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