- to go ashore from a ship.
- to leave an aircraft or other vehicle.
- to remove or unload (cargo or passengers) from a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle.
Origin of disembark
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Examples from the Web for disembarkment
Nevertheless, the disembarkment did not take place at Newport, Rhode Island, for some days after.
Montezuma heard of the disembarkment of Fernando Cortes three days after it took place.
The greatest difficulty was the disembarkment of these from the ships thirteen miles away.With the Allies to Pekin
George Alfred Henty
- to land or cause to land from a ship, aircraft, etcseveral passengers disembarked; we will disembark the passengers
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Word Origin and History for disembarkment
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