Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of embarking; embarkation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Embarkation.

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  • noun embarkation; the act of setting out

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  • noun the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft

Etymologies

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Compare French embarquement.

Examples

  • Wrigth should have left the young man alone to pursue the inspiring and veritable political embarkment.

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  • Aliwal North police spokesman Major Johan Venter told Sapa the bus was travelling down the curving pass when it veered off the road about 3. 45am, and rolled over an embarkment.

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  • At a time when every one else despaired of saving stores, cannon, provisions, or property of any kind, and a privateer was moored across the mole-head to prevent all boats from passing, he sent word to the committee, that if the slightest opposition were made to the embarkment and removal of British property, he would batter the town down.

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  • The aircraft and crew were not necessarily assigned to any of the points of embarkment or disembarkment.

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  • The aircraft and crew were not necessarily assigned to any of the points of embarkment or disembarkment.

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  • The aircraft and crew were not necessarily assigned to any of the points of embarkment or disembarkment.

    McCoy, Meril O. Jr.

  • The aircraft and crew were not necessarily assigned to any of the points of embarkment or disembarkment.

    Piersanti, Anthony J. Jr.

  • On the 16th we witnessed the arrival of the commissioners of the allies deputed to accompany his Majesty to the place of his embarkment for the

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • All this seemed naturally the accompaniment of the embarkment of

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  • Had Jason invested there, as he purposed doing at the time of his embarkment, he might have sunk all that he possessed -- which was little enough to float, as one would think -- and then Maud might have tended her rose-garden and carried fruit-offerings to the sweet-faced nuns till she was gray and limping, for all Jason's fine notions of independence -- namely, a good income from the rise of stocks in the

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 29, August, 1873

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