Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of retruding, or the state of being retruded.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of retruding, or the state of being retruded.

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  • noun The act of retruding, or the state of being retruded.

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Examples

  • Anything which increases the expanding force of a people -- the establishment of a more satisfactory government by which the national consciousness is developed, as in the American and French revolutions, the prosecution of a successful war by which popular energies are released from an old restraint, mere increase of population, or an impulse communicated by some hostile and irresistible force behind -- all are registered in an advance of the boundary of the people in question and a corresponding retrusion of their neighbor's frontier.

    Influences of Geographic Environment On the Basis of Ratzel's System of Anthropo-Geography

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