Pronunciation: (fôr'ā, for'ā), [key]
1. a quick raid, usually for the purpose of taking plunder: Vikings made a foray on the port.
2. a quick, sudden attack: The defenders made a foray outside the walls.
3. an initial venture: a successful foray into politics.
1. to make a raid; pillage; maraud.
2. to invade or make one's way, as for profit or adventure: foreign industries foraying into U.S. markets.
to ravage in search of plunder; pillage.
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