American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act or an instance of marching from a narrow, confined area into the open.
- n. A debouchure.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of debouching.
- n. An outlet.
“In the March 6 edition of the Simcoe Reformer, the word debouchment was spelled incorrectly in the article about a spelling bee.”
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“But fear lent us wings, and suddenly before us was a blaze of light and we saw the debouchment of our street in a main thoroughfare.”
“Beyond, the passage widened and dipped into a debouchment with a pair of open doors.”
“Again there was debouchment upon a river valley, that of the Little”
“With a mind needing debouchment more than his body needed to relieve itself in the toilet he stayed where he was, which was where there were windows.”
“The day before yesterday an edict against catching fish, being taken off as I supposed it would be on shewing the Rajah some flies, Blake and I went down, and repeated our visit yesterday; the bed of the river at the debouchment of the path leading towards Tongsa, is elevated 1,431 feet,”
“The harbor is a very fine one, having sufficient depth to float vessels of the largest size, which is indicated by its color, being of a beautiful blue, and forming a strong contrast to that of the Typa, and the waters around Macào, which are discolored by the debouchment of the”
“The town of Dukla lies some fifteen miles due north of the Galician debouchment of the pass of that name, and Rymanow is about another fifteen miles east of that.”
“The enemy was at Krempna; as the crow flies the distance from Krempna to the northern debouchment of Lupkow is eighty miles; yet Lupkow was threatened, for the "line" or "front" is pierced -- the vital artery of the defense is severed.”
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