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stampede in(to some place)

[for a crowd of people or other creatures] to move rapidly into a place, as if in panic. The shoppers stampeded into the store the minute the doors opened. The doors opened and the shoppers stampeded in.
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stampede out of

some place [for a crowd of people or other creatures] to move rapidly out of a place, as if in panic. The patrons stampeded out of the smoky theater. The cattle stampeded out of the corral.
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stampede someone or something into something

to cause people or other creatures to move rapidly into a place, in panic or as if in panic. The loud noises stampeded the crowd into the parking lot across from the stadium. The cowboys stampeded the cattle into the corral.
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced the formation of an inquiry commission, and said that action would be taken within fifteen days of the submission of the report on the stampede.
Kurt Kadatz, director of corporate communications with the Calgary Stampede, says the organization has no record of being contacted by Fromhold or the Mountain Cree, whether by letter or by telephone.
Jappy" Rodgers, a Cochrane-area rancher who provided the Stampede with saddle-horses and helped on the grounds co-ordinating stock after rodeo events.
22 stampede, lawmakers from the opposition Sam Rainsy Party called for resignations of certain government members.
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AT least 150 people were killed when thousands of Hindus panicked during a religious procession in India today, triggering a stampede.