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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 Calgary Stampeders are set to open the 2019 season on Saturday, June 15 at McMahon Stadium against Ottawa in a Grey Cup rematch.
Some stampeders covered a total of 2,500 miles through the pass on foot.
We were filming the three-part series Operation Gold Rush for BBC History and, setting out from Skagway, we had intended to follow as closely as possible the route taken by the original 1898 stampeders. Hiking through apparently pristine forests and gradually climbing seemingly untouched glacial valleys, it was hard to visualise the tide of humanity that had flowed through this exact same landscape more than a century before.
An Anglican missionary complained that the American stampeders had been "thoughtless enough to lure the Indian squaws into their home[s] and into the dance hall.
My challenge is that dozens of the stampeders published memoirs about crawling up the brutally steep Chilkoot Pass, and suffering through bitter winters on the creeks in lonely ice-lined tents and cabins.
The Great River Journey travels on the Yukon River, route of the First Nations, Gold Rush stampeders, and traders.
By the 1890s, the river also brought stampeders dreaming of gold--and when there were strikes, it carried faro tables and goodtime girls, domestics and missionaries.
Liske played 12 years in the Canadian and National Football Leagues as quarterback, with teams such as the New York Jets, Denver Broncos, Philadelphia Eagles and Calgary Stampeders. He also served as an NFL official for five years, association athletic director for the University of Washington, athletic director at the University of Idaho and helped build a $20 million baseball stadium and raise $130 million for the athletic department for his alma mater, Penn State University.
McClanahan's football history includes playing for the WSU Cougars (where he played in the 1992 Apple Cup "Snowbowl"), the Dallas Cowboys, the Amsterdam Admirals and the Calgary Stampeders. Now he is using his years of training to launch a new fitness studio in Bellingham called 41 Sports Fitness Boot Camps,
Down here in the lower 48, you may never have heard of the Forzani Group, unless you're a fan of the Calgary Stampeders professional football team from the 1970s.
The steep slopes of the Chilkoot Trail were impossible for pack animals to navigate, so stampeders had to carry everything on their backs, leaving food and equipment in caches along the way, then shuttling back and forth for the better part of three months.
GRID IRON: Former Scottish Claymore Ken Simonton, 27, is to come out of retirement to play in the Canadian Football League for Calgary Stampeders.
Stampeders have or will have a large house or condo filled with up-to-date technology such as stereos, TVs, computers, DVD players, Cuisinearts, alarm systems, dishwashers, washer-dryers, air conditioners, garage door openers, trash compactors, answering machines, plus.
But only about 300 "stampeders" got rich (made $15,000 or more).
Au cours de sa carriere, il a remporte quatre fois la Coupe Grey, une fois avec les Stampeders de Calgary et trois fois avec les Eskimos d'Edmonton.