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Dictionary definition for: Diversion

1. (n) an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists" "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles" "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

2. (n) a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern) "a diversion from the main highway" "a digression into irrelevant details" "a deflection from his goal"

3. (n) an attack calculated to draw enemy defense away from the point of the principal attack

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