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mass movement

an organized effort by a large number of people, especially those not forming part of the elite of a given society, to bring about pervasive changes in existing social, economic, or political institutions, frequently characterized by charismatic leadership.
Origin of mass movement
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The rack hadn't hit the top of the slide before there was a sort of mass-movement towards the mutuel windows.

    The Big Fix George Oliver Smith

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