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  • noun Plural form of stampede.

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Examples

  • Although crowd disasters in which people die are often described as stampedes and panics.

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  • Still, the stampedes are a fun and fast-paced way to put your reflexes to the test.

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  • Eventually he and Brown fell out over alleged arrears of pay and, perhaps more seriously, the Harper's Ferry project: Forbes was convinced that an attempt to rouse the slaves for a guerrilla campaign must fail, and pro-posed instead a series of "stampedes" in which small parties of slaves would be run off from properties close to the North-South border, thus eventually making slave-holding impossible in the region, and forcing the "slave frontier" gradually southwards.

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  • Eventually we are herded into the auditorium; actually, the Fanbase kind of stampedes albeit with great dignity and at a walking pace, but with elbows out so nobody tries to pass us.

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  • Eventually he and Brown fell out over alleged arrears of pay and, perhaps more seriously, the Harper's Ferry project: Forbes was convinced that an attempt to rouse the slaves for a guerrilla campaign must fail, and pro-posed instead a series of "stampedes" in which small parties of slaves would be run off from properties close to the North-South border, thus eventually making slave-holding impossible in the region, and forcing the "slave frontier" gradually southwards.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • Eventually he and Brown fell out over alleged arrears of pay and, perhaps more seriously, the Harper's Ferry project: Forbes was convinced that an attempt to rouse the slaves for a guerrilla campaign must fail, and pro-posed instead a series of "stampedes" in which small parties of slaves would be run off from properties close to the North-South border, thus eventually making slave-holding impossible in the region, and forcing the "slave frontier" gradually southwards.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • Black Friday: It's one of the biggest shopping days of the year -- famous for long lines, huge deals and shopper stampedes.

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  • But what none of us has properly accounted for, according to six new papers published in Lancet Infectious Diseases, are the health risks to visitors of stampedes, heatstroke and mass infections.

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  • You don't have to risk the stampedes or fist fights or pepper spray, as this is about giving the gift of yourself.

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  • Regardless the atmosphere at malls and big box stores across the country is sure to be hectic on Black Friday, so check out our liveblog to get a round up of the latest Black Friday deals, news and stampedes.

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