Origin of detrain
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Detraining here, we made a rapid march to within a mile of Ypres.
While it was detraining, Sir John had some very hard thinking to do.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 3 (of 10)
James Edward Parrott
Entraining and detraining and embarking must be done in absolute silence.The Amateur Army
On detraining it marched to billets at Eringhem for two nights.
We had reliable reports that the detraining of troops was rapidly proceeding at Lille and Courtrai.1914
John French, Viscount of Ypres
- to leave or cause to leave a railway train, as passengers, etc
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