[ dey-boo-shey ]
/ deɪ buˈʃeɪ /
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Fortification. a passage or opening through which troops may debouch.
an outlet; an exit.
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Origin of débouché
1750–60; <French, noun use of past participle of déboucher to debouch
Words nearby débouché
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How to use débouché in a sentence
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
The Cabul and Soorkhab rivers debouche at a much greater angle.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
They debouche from the woods and the defiles of the mountains.The Scalp Hunters|Mayne Reid