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débouché

[dey-boo-shey]
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noun
  1. Fortification. a passage or opening through which troops may debouch.
  2. an outlet; an exit.

Origin of débouché

1750–60; < French, noun use of past participle of déboucher to debouch
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Examples from the Web for debouche

Historical Examples

  • They debouche from the woods and the defiles of the mountains.

    The Scalp Hunters

    Mayne Reid

  • The creatures bounded along with a wild and graceful freedom, until they reached the debouche of the pass into the valley.

    Adle Dubois

    Mrs. William T. Savage