Definition of Overran

1. Verb. (simple past of overrun) ¹



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Definition of Overran

1. overrun [v] - See also: overrun

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overran

overqualified
overquantified
overquantify
overquantifying
overquell
overquelled
overquick
overquietness
overraced
overrack
overracks
overrake
overraked
overrakes
overraking
overran (current term)
overrank
overrash
overrate
overrated
overratedness
overrates
overrating
overreached
overreacher
overreachers
overreaches
overreaching
overreachingly

Literary usage of Overran

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1. The Dictionary of English History edited by Sidney Low, Frederick Sanders Pulling (1896)
"Tho first campaign was a great triumph for Frederick. Assuming the offensive, h« overran Saxony, defeated the Austrian», whj were advancing to its relief at ..."

2. The Old and New Testament connected in the history of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1836)
"... Labienus, with one part of it, pursued Saxa into Cilicia, and, having there slain him,1 overran all the Lesser Asia; and forcing Plancus to flee thence ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... and overran the northern and eastern provinces of Persia. How these loose desultory bands were guided to subsequent victories, and moulded with the ..."

4. Missionary Review of the World by James Lutzweiler (1900)
"These are the descendants of the Chinese inhabitants of Manchuria, who united their fortunes with the Manchus when the latter overran the country three ..."

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