What does the word invasion mean?

Usage examples for invasion

  1. The Norman barons who had joined at their own expense in the invasion of England, were desirous of compensation. – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
  2. Confusion was increased in the whole of this vast region of Asia by the invasion and partial triumph of the Elamites over Babylon. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  3. It is well known that some gentlemen of your views, Mr Wentworth, think it safe to do evil that good may come;- that is not my opinion; and I don't mean to permit any invasion of my rights. – The Perpetual Curate by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant