disembarkation

Definitions

  • I proceeded to disembark, a-follered by the forms of my Josiah and Miss Plank
    I proceeded to disembark, a-follered by the forms of my Josiah and Miss Plank
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n disembarkation the act of passengers and crew getting off of a ship or aircraft
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Additional illustrations & photos:

TROOP TRANSPORTS DISEMBARKING AT THE LANDING-STAGE, LIVERPOOL TROOP TRANSPORTS DISEMBARKING AT THE LANDING-STAGE, LIVERPOOL

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Disembarkation The act of disembarking.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n disembarkation The act of disembarking.
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Usage

In literature:

The latter were burned by our Indians, and the Camucones who disembarked were killed.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XXII, 1625-29" by Various
According to tradition, it was at Ebb's Fleet, a little side creek near Minster, that Hengest and Horsa first disembarked in Britain.
"Science in Arcady" by Grant Allen
I was quite satisfied that it was, and there being a cool spring about forty feet above us on the bank on the Virginia side, we disembarked.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, October, 1877, Vol. XX. No. 118" by Various
Since the disembarkation of the Japanese Army on Sept. 2 everything has seemingly favored the Germans.
"The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol 1, Issue 4, January 23, 1915" by Various
They disembarked at a river one-half legua from here.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXIII, 1629-30" by Various
Courteous Boer officials entered the train and requested the passengers to disembark with all their luggage, for the purpose of custom-examination.
"With the Boer Forces" by Howard C. Hillegas
There the four companies will disembark in readiness to join the rest of the regiment.
"The Deserter" by Charles King
Hitherto, no refuge, home, or building of any description had existed for the housing of the women when landed at the port of disembarkation.
"Elizabeth Fry" by Mrs. E. R. Pitman
Arrived at the farther bank, he calmly disembarked and tied up under the willows.
"The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories" by Ethel M. Dell
Afraid to land in their presence, Louis disembarked at Sandwich.
"The History of England" by T.F. Tout
As soon as we disembarked from the boats that evening, before we left the docks, we were issued goat-skin coats.
"Private Peat" by Harold R. Peat
At the fourth floor they disembarked, and Brock led the way to his rooms, overlooking the inner court.
"The Husbands of Edith" by George Barr McCutcheon
He was the one who, together with the master, Fray Pedro Garcia, refused to disembark.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXIV, 1630-34" by Various
Slowly and sorrowfully she disembarked.
"Conjuror's House" by Stewart Edward White
At one place, where we disembarked, M. de Radisson traced the sand with the muzzle of his musket.
"Heralds of Empire" by Agnes C. Laut
They disembarked on the shore of Bimigao near Daron, and ascended the mountain where Salingolop lived.
"The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao" by Fay-Cooper Cole
On disembarking at Marseilles on 7th May we opened a new chapter in the history of the Regiment.
"The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry" by D. D. Ogilvie
Contrary to the opinion of Venables, the soldiers were disembarked without guides ten leagues distant from the town.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part E. From Charles I. to Cromwell" by David Hume
Their design was to disembark the troops at Porto-Bello, and march across the isthmus of Darien to attack the rich town of Panama.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II. From William and Mary to George II." by Tobias Smollett
After lunch went ashore and saw parties of Australians at embarking and disembarking drill.
"Gallipoli Diary, Volume I" by Ian Hamilton
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In poetry:

For he still thinks of that pretty Chilean
That he should have left behind on disembarking at Luango...
— It’s true that she said to him ‘Paul I love you’,
Aboard the City of Pernambuco.
"West Africa" by Henry Jean-Marie Levet
My native city rose from sea,
Its littered frontiers wet and dark.
Time came too soon to disembark
And rain like buckshot sprayed my head.
My dreams, I thought, lacked dignity.
So I got drunk and went to bed.
"Gone Away" by Dominic Frank Moraes

In news:

MLive File Photo A pack of Air National Guard sman disembark from a US Air Force transport plane in Battle Creek.
Situated at the tip of the Market, steps away from the cruise ship disembarkation point, Tabbuli Grill is designed to be a tourist magnet.
The paradoxical reality of life in the world's fifth- largest financial center is still something of a secret—at least to the majority of the one million passengers who disembark every year from the giant cruise ships in George Town Harbour.
Disembark But Never Disconnect.
Our daily plan and disembarkation schedule announced that we would be going ashore at Cape Dezhnev.
This lithograph from early in the Civil War shows Union troops disembarking onto a wharf and drilling on the beach at Fort Monroe.
He rarely needs to disembark from the high-tech cab of his massive green truck as it lumbers along Victory Drive, part of his pre-dawn route.
Passengers disembark a plane of the Spanish company Vueling after it landed at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam on August 29, 2012.
President Barack Obama disembarked from Marine One at 12:25 pm wearing khaki pants, a blue windbreaker and brown hiking boots.
Four border patrol officers descended on the funnywoman as she disembarked from a fishing boat on the Swale Estuary near Kent, England after they received a tip-off regarding a suspicious group of people.
(CBS/AP) Passengers aboard a Chicago-bound flight from Detroit were reportedly kept from disembarking for three hours because a female passenger was suspected to have monkeypox.
Passengers could disembark at the south end of the building next to the rail and walk on the porch to the door.
Regent Seven Sea Cruises Disembarkation Ports.
Royal Caribbean Disembarkation Ports.
We disembark the train in the town of Kremenchuk, having bypassed much of it's namesake, the wind-whipped, 90-mile-long Kremenchuk Reservoir.
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In science:

This domain has actions to embark and disembark passengers onto aircraft that can fly at two alternative speeds between locations.
The 3rd International Planning Competition: Results and Analysis
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