Definition of rampage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

BrE BrE//ˈræmpeɪdʒ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈræmpeɪdʒ//
[usually singular] a sudden period of wild and violent behaviour, often causing damage and destruction Gangs of youths went on the rampage in the city yesterday. A state of emergency was declared following overnight rampages by student demonstrators.
Word Originlate 17th cent.: perhaps based on the verb ramp and the noun rage.
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