- 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 disembarkation
Until these look-outs returned he would permit no disembarkation from his ships.Hellenica
Details as to disembarkation of these horses will be forwarded to you later.Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2
Hippias made all the arrangements, and superintended the disembarkation.Darius the Great
They take pride in making a time-record in disembarkation and entraining of patients.Some Naval Yarns
Under cover of the cannonading, the disembarkation of the troops began.The Naval History of the United States
Willis J. Abbot.
- 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 disembarkation
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