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Main Entry: 1stamĚpede
Pronunciation: stam-primarystresspemacrond
Function: noun
Etymology: from a word in the Spanish of Mexico and the American Southwest, estampida "stampede," from Spanish estampida "a crash, loud noise," from estamper "to pound, stamp"
1 : a wild rush or flight of frightened animals
2 : a sudden movement of a crowd of people

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