Webster 1913 Edition
A coming or happening;
occurrenceof a railway collision
Voyages detain the mind by the perpetual
occurrenceand expectation of something new.
Any event or incident; esp., one which happens without being designed or expected;
as, an unusual.
occurrence, or the ordinary
occurrenceof my fortune.
Syn. – See
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Literally, a coming or happening; hence, any incident or accidental event; that which happens without being designed or expected; any single event. We speak of an unusual occurrence, or of the ordinary occurrences of life.
Voyages detain the mind by the perpetual occurrence and expectation of something new.