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Definition of Overran
OverranOverrun O`ver*run", v. t. [imp. Overran; p. p. Overrun; p.
pr. & vb. n. Overrunning. ]
1. To run over; to grow or spread over in excess; to invade
and occupy; to take possession of; as, the vine overran
its trellis; the farm is overrun with witch grass.
Those barbarous nations that overran the world.
2. To exceed in distance or speed of running; to go beyond or
pass in running.
Ahimaaz run by the way of the plain, and overran
Cushi. --2 Sam.
3. To go beyond; to extend in part beyond; as, one line
overruns another in length.
Note: In machinery, a sliding piece is said to overrun its
bearing when its forward end goes beyond it.
4. To abuse or oppress, as if by treading upon.
None of them the feeble overran. --Spenser.
(a) To carry over, or back, as type, from one line or page
into the next after, or next before.
(b) To extend the contents of (a line, column, or page)
into the next line, column, or page.
Meaning of Overran from wikipedia
vast armies united
and religion, repeatedly overran South
Asia's north-western plains, leading eventually
to the establishment...
- Egypt. Israel joined
a secret alliance
with Great Britain
the Sinai Peninsula
but was pressured
by the UN in return
- in Poland, pushing
from the Vistula
to the Oder river
in Germany, and overran
East Prussia. On 4 February, Soviet, British
and US leaders
met for the...
line of the Sambre
by capturing Charleroi
in 1693. France
most of the Duchy
of Savoy after
- the 12th century
as well. In the 14th and 15th centuries Bedouin tribes overran
most of Sudan, migrating
to the Butana, the Gezira, Kordofan
- down the runway
and was traveling
over 70 knots
(130 km/h; 81 mph) as it overran
and fell into the ravine. Tire marks extended
490 m (1,610 ft)...
- with 30 persons aboard overran
at JFK. In May 2003, a Gemini Cargo
MD-11 cargo aircraft
with 3 persons aboard overran
at JFK. In...
Vietnam. The NVA and Viet Cong quickly overran
the northern provinces
and in coordination
with other forces attacked
by a civil
war that lasted until
1355. ... When the Ottomans overran their lands
and besieged Constantinople
in 1453, sheer poverty
with three-prong ****aults—from the north, northwest, and west—and overran
the defensive position flanks
in the Battle
of Unsan. The surprise
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