embarkation

or em·bar·ca·tion

[ em-bahr-key-shuh n ]
/ ˌɛm bɑrˈkeɪ ʃən /

noun

the act, process, or an instance of embarking.

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Origin of embarkation

1635–45; < French embarcation < Spanish embarcación. See embark, -ation

OTHER WORDS FROM embarkation

non·em·bar·ka·tion, nounre·em·bar·ka·tion, noun
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