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Noun: altercation  ,ol-tur'key-shun [N. Amer], ,ol-tu(r)'key-shun or ,ól-tu(r)'key-shun [Brit]
  1. Noisy quarrel
    - affray, fracas

Derived forms: altercations

Type of: blue [Austral, NZ], dustup, quarrel, row[2], run-in, words, wrangle

Encyclopedia: Altercation