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stampede in (something)

1. To rush in(to some place) all at once and in, or as if in, a wild panic. A great mass of people stampeded in the department store at the crack of dawn to avail of their Black Friday sales. I opened the gates to the barn and all the cows stampeded in.
2. To stampede due to some particular catalyst or reason. The herd began stampeding in fear after the loud explosion went off. The crowd of protesters stampeded in panic after the police began firing tear gas at them.
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stampede into (some place)

1. To rush into some place all at once and in, or as if in, a wild panic. A great mass of people stampeded into the department store at the crack of dawn to avail of their Black Friday sales. The herd of cattle, spooked by the loud explosion, stampeded right into the gorge to their deaths.
2. To enter into some place in very large numbers. Following the second World War, people from all over the world began stampeding into the country in the search of better opportunities. Would-be prospectors stampeded into the region in the search for gold.
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stampede out

1. To run or rush out (of some place) all at once and in, or as if in, a wild panic. Nearly 30,000 people began stampeding out of the stadium at once as the fire began to spread. All the students stampeded out as the final bell of the school year began to ring.
2. To leave (some place) in very large numbers. During the economic recession, young people began stampeding out of the country in search of better opportunities elsewhere. Once it became clear that the hills had been stripped of their mineral deposits, all the prospectors and mining companies stampeded out all at once.
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stampede out of (some place)

1. To run or rush out of some place all at once and in, or as if in, a wild panic. Nearly 30,000 people began stampeding out of the stadium at once as the fire began to spread. All the students stampeded out of the building as the final bell of the school year began to ring.
2. To leave some place in very large numbers. During the economic recession, young people began stampeding out of the country in search of better opportunities elsewhere. The prospectors and mining companies stampeded out of the hills once it became clear that they had been totally stripped of their mineral deposits.
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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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The 2019 USD 20 Fine Silver Coin -- Victory Stampede has a limited mintage of 6,500 and retails for USD 119.95.
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"We'll be looking at the horse through a cultural lens and for that interactive piece to happen hands-on with the horse and there will be Elders involved as well," said Provost, who is also on the Calgary Stampede Indian Village committee.
The bracelets will help the authorities provide care and identify people after a stampede, but cannot prevent one.
August 2008: At least 140 people die in a stampede at a hilltop Hindu temple in Himachal Pradesh during the Shravan Navratras festival.
uk More than a million visitors from across the world flock to Calgary for the annual stampede, which is a 10-day spectacular filled with a cacophony of noise and celebration.
BEIRUT: The body of a Lebanese man who died during the September hajj stampede was returned to Beirut Monday afternoon.
This year, the BHF and Newcastle Racecourse are also encouraging children to be more active as the first ever Mini Stampede for five to 15-year-olds takes place on Saturday after the senior Stampede has set off.
RIYADH -- The number of Pakistani pilgrims martyred in the stampede at Mina near the holy city of Makkah has risen to 76, the Ministry of Religious Affairs confirmed on Monday.According to the fresh list issued by the ministry, about 60 Pakistanis are still missing after the incident.Over 360 Pakistani pilgrims who went missing after the stampede have been traced.Meanwhile, the body of the body of Asad Murtaza Gillani, nephew of former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gillani, has been repatriated to Pakistan.Asad Gilani was among the Hajj pilgrims martyred in Mina stampede.
ISLAMABAD, Oct 5 (KUNA) -- Pakistan Ministry of Religious Affairs confirmed on Monday that at least 76 Pakistani pilgrims died in the September 24 stampede in Mina during the annual Hajj pilgrimage.
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- The death toll of Indians in the recent stampede near the Saudi Arabian holy city of Mecca has now risen to 58 while some 78 Indian pilgrims are still missing.
JEDDAH: The Mina stampede was a tragic incident where many people lost their loved ones, 717 people lost their lives, more than 800 were injured, and many children lost their parents.
In 2006, more than 360 pilgrims died in a stampede at Mina and an eight-storey building being used as a hostel collapsed, killing at least 73.