embarkation

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English[edit]

A lithograph showing the embarkation of sick people

Etymology[edit]

From French embarcation. Surface analysis: embark +‎ -ation.

Noun[edit]

embarkation (countable and uncountable, plural embarkations)

  1. The act of embarking.
  2. The process of loading military personnel and vehicles etc into ships or aircraft.
  3. (obsolete) A vessel.

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