Origin of evacuation
Examples from the Web for evacuation
According to Reuters, Salia's evacuation occurred "at the request of his wife," a statement which has yet to be confirmed.Was Flying Hero Doctor With Ebola to the U.S. the Wrong Call?|Abby Haglage|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In secret conclave, the Embassy discussed its evacuation plans.The Stacks: How The Berlin Wall Inspired John le Carré’s First Masterpiece|John le Carré|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Levin can at least diagnose the problem and recognize that this leads to an evacuation of traditional politics.
And lo and behold, the medic who stayed behind in Tripoli saved one American life during the evacuation, according to the report.
He managed to get on an evacuation flight organized by the U.S. government.War Nostalgia Is Leading Veterans to Places Like Syria. One Went Missing There.|Elliot Ackerman|May 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was the last reconnaissance in strength before the evacuation of the eastern Soudan.The Four Feathers|A. E. W. Mason
And they agreed that even "the fool English" would never talk so much about evacuation if it were even remotely likely.Trooper Bluegum at the Dardanelles|Oliver Hogue
The evacuation under way, the great ships lanced upward, one after another.The Dark Goddess|Richard Sharpe Shaver
The evacuation of the Soudan, however, stood on a different footing.The Egyptian campaigns, 1882 to 1885|Charles Royle
The complete success of the evacuation caused quite a stir at home.The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry|D. D. Ogilvie
Word Origin and History for evacuation
c.1400, "discharge from the body" (originally mostly of blood), from Old French évacuation and directly from Late Latin evacuationem (nominative evacuatio), noun of action from past participle stem of evacuare (see evacuate).