débouché

[ dey-boo-shey ]
/ deɪ buˈʃeɪ /

noun

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
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Example sentences from the Web for débouché

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

  • 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