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Lewis : ingressus

ingressus, ingressus, ūs, m. id., a going into, entering, an entrance. Lit.: Antonii in castra, Vell. 2, 63, 2: turba ad ingressum tuum te consalutavit, Plin. Pan. 5, 4; 22 fin.: haec in ipso ingressu meo (sc. in provinciam) scripsi, Plin. Ep. ad Traj. 17, 4.

Esp. A hostile entrance, inroad: ingressus hostiles, Tac. A. 15, 3.

A going, walking, gait: ingressus, cursus, accubitio, etc., Cic. N. D. 1, 34, 94: prohiberi ingressu, were prevented from moving, could not stir a step, Caes. B. C. 1, 84; cf.: instabilemque ingressum praebere, Liv. 24, 34, 15; so, praebere ingressum, Front. Stat. 3, 7, 4: quaedam terrae ad ingressus tremunt, Plin. 2, 94, 96, § 209: celsior, id. 11, 16, 16, § 51.

Transf., the way into a place, entrance, passage: trini ingressus, Prud. Psych. 843; cf.: vulgus quod Horatius arcet ingressu, Aus. Edyll. 6 ep.

Trop., an entering upon any thing, beginning, commencement: in ingressu, Quint. 9, 4, 72: in ingressu (causae) ac fine, id. 8 prooem. § 7: in ingresssu operis, id. 10, 1, 48: ingressus capere, Verg. G. 4, 316: Cannensis pugnae temerarius ingressus, Val. Max. 4, 5, 2.