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alar'ums and excur'sions

1. (esp. in Elizabethan drama) military action, as representative fragments of a battle, sound effects of trumpets, or clash of arms: used as a stage direction.
2. any noisy, frantic, or disorganized activity.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.



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