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 for ingress
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ingress \In"gress\, n. [L. ingressus, fr. ingredi. See
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     1. The act of entering; entrance; as, the ingress of air into
        the lungs.
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     2. Power or liberty of entrance or access; means of entering;
        as, all ingress was prohibited.
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     3. (Astron.) The entrance of the moon into the shadow of the
        earth in eclipses, the sun's entrance into a sign, etc.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ingress \In"gress\, v. i.
     To go in; to enter. [R.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: (astronomy) the disappearance of a celestial body prior to
           an eclipse [syn: ingress, immersion] [ant: egress,
      2: the act of entering; "she made a grand entrance" [syn:
         entrance, entering, entry, ingress, incoming]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  41 Moby Thesaurus words for "ingress":
     access, adit, admission, admittance, air lock, approach, channel,
     come in, conduit, corridor, course, ditch, duct, egress, entrance,
     entranceway, entree, entry, entryway, exit, gangplank, gangway,
     go in, hall, in, ingression, inlet, intake, means of access,
     opening, passage, passageway, penetrate, trench, trough, troughing,
     troughway, tunnel, vestibule, way, way in

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  INGRESS, EGRESS AND REGRESS. These words are frequently used in leases to 
  express the right of the lessee to enter, go upon, and return from the lands 
  in question. 

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