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o·ver·ran

 (ō′vər-răn′)
v.
Past tense of overrun.
References in classic literature ?
In the second part he goes on to tell us of how the Bruces carried war into Ireland, of how they overran Northumberland, and of how at length true peace was made.
If your police station was overran, the chief of police will be relieved and be investigated," said dela Rosa.
A soldier from the Philippine Army was wounded on Wednesday afternoon when government troops overran another New People's Army (NPA) camp in Burauen town, located about 80 kilometers away from here.
PM Haider al-Abadi says security forces lost 2,300 Humvee armored vehicles when ISIS overran the northern city of Mosul.
pilot and crew members were being investigated by accident inspectors Sunday, a day after their flight from Tokyo overran the runway at Shonai Airport in northern Japan.