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Date: 1800-1900
Language: American Spanish
Origin: estampida, from Spanish, 'crash', from estampar 'to stamp'

stampede

1 noun
     
stam‧pede1 [countable]
1 when a group of people all want to do the same thing at the same time:
a stampede to buy shares in high-tech companies
2 when a group of large animals or people suddenly start running in the same direction because they are frightened or excited:
a cattle stampede

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