To enter so as to attack, plunder, destroy, or conquer
To go beyond the limits of
An amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate
What the Spaniards had then overrun from Mexico to Chile is still Spanish America.
against a siege by the English, who had overrun the country up to the walls of the city.
The country was overrun several times by Darius and his generals, and the Thracian Greeks contributed 120 ships to the armament of Xerxes (Herod.
Italy at this time began to be overrun by bands of soldiers of fortune.
g At his death the whole country was overrun by the hostile armies of Francis I.