embarkation

or em·bar·ca·tion

[em-bahr-key-shuh n]
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Origin of embarkation

1635–45; < French embarcation < Spanish embarcación. See embark, -ation
Related formsnon·em·bar·ka·tion, nounre·em·bar·ka·tion, noun
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Word Origin and History for embarkation
n.

1640s, from French embarcation, noun of action from embarquer (see embark).

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