Definition of Interloping

1. Noun. An act of intrusion or encroachment. ¹



2. Noun. A term used to describe the act of illegal Indian Trade within the area that the Hudsons Bay Company held a trade monopoly over. This area included entire watershed of Hudson's Bay. ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of interlope) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Interloping

1. interlope [v] - See also: interlope

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interloping

interlocutour
interlocutress
interlocutresses
interlocutrice
interlocutrices
interlocutrix
interloop
interlooped
interlooping
interloops
interlope
interloped
interloper
interlopers
interlopes
interloping (current term)
interlucation
interlude
interluded
interluder
interluders
interludes
interluding
interluency
interlunar
interlunary
interlunation
intermale
intermalleolar
intermammary

Literary usage of Interloping

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1. The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord Keeper of by Roger North (1826)
"... form an interloping company. But the judgment of law, being for the company, put a stop to it. Jeffries espoused the matter with great fury ; and though ..."

2. A Voyage to the Eastern Part of Terra Firma: Containing a Description of the by François Joseph Pons, Washington Irving, Samuel Latham Mitchill (1806)
"interloping Commerce of the Hollanders. In 1634, the Hollanders seized the island of Cur- ... interloping ..."

3. The Every Day Book of History and Chronology: Embracing the Anniversaries of by Joel Munsell (1858)
"King JAMES issued " a proclamation, prohibiting interloping and disorderly trading to New England, in America. ..."

4. The English in Western India: Being the History of the Factory at Surat, of by Philip Anderson (1856)
"... suspension and death—Hard tunes for interlopers—Seizure of three interloping vessels—Successful resistance and escape of others—European pirates; ..."

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