from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To flow out or empty, as water from a channel: "the river whose dirty waters disembogue into the harbor” ( John Updike).
- transitive v. To discharge or pour forth (water, for example).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To come out into the open sea from a river etc.
- v. To pour out, to debouch; to flow out through a narrow opening into a larger space.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To become discharged; to flow out; to find vent; to pour out contents.
- transitive v. To pour out or discharge at the mouth, as a stream; to vent; to discharge into an ocean, a lake, etc.
- transitive v. To eject; to cast forth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To pour out or discharge at the mouth, as a stream; hence, to vent; cast forth or eject.
- To flow out, as at the mouth; become discharged; gain a vent: as, innumerable rivers disembogue into the ocean.
- Nautical, to pass across, or out of the mouth of, a river, gulf, or bay, as a ship.
La Luc amused himself at intervals with discoursing, and pointing out the situations of considerable ports on the coast, and the mouths of the rivers that, after wandering through Provence, disembogue themselves into the Mediterranean.
At the top of the Bay of Islands, two rivers disembogue, the Wye Catte and the Kawakawa: they are both small but beautiful streams.
Duke of Marlborough brandishing a truncheon upon a sign-post, surrounded with types and emblems, and canopied with cornucopias that disembogue their stores upon his head; Mercuries reclin'd upon bales of goods;
On the numerous navigable streams, measuring an aggregate course of some thirty thousand miles, which disembogue themselves through this magnificent river into the Gulf of Mexico, the increase of the population within the last ten years amounts to more than that of the entire Union at the time Louisiana was annexed to it.
There is perhaps no better example of the Dutch power over water than the contrast between the present narrow canal through which the river must disembogue and the unprofitable marsh which once spread here.
The rivers of emancipated men neither disembogue into the ocean of spirit nor evaporate into the abyss of nonentity, but are blended with infinitude as an ontological integer.
If a man should say, God is falsehood and hatred, and in evidence of his declaration should make a whole cemetery disembogue its dead alive, or cause the sun suddenly to sink from its station at noon and return again, would his wonderful performance prove his horrible doctrine?
-- In this word the diphthong ue is entirely sunk, as well as in the words dialogue, synagogue, &c; out in the words prorogue, disembogue, &c., it is not entirely sunk, for it has the evident effect of lengthening the final syllable.
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There is a place in Madrid called the Puerta del Sol, which is a central spot, surrounded with shops, into which the four principal streets disembogue, if I may be allowed the expression.
Till slowly it disembogue itself, in the thickening dusk, into expectant Paris, through