disembarkment

disembark

[dis-em-bahrk]
verb (used without object)
1.
to go ashore from a ship.
2.
to leave an aircraft or other vehicle.
verb (used with object)
3.
to remove or unload (cargo or passengers) from a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle.

Origin:
1575–85; < Middle French desembarquer, equivalent to des- dis-1 + embarquer to embark

disembarkation [dis-em-bahr-key-shuhn] , disembarkment, noun
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disembark (ˌdɪsɪmˈbɑːk)
 
vb
to land or cause to land from a ship, aircraft, etc: several passengers disembarked; we will disembark the passengers
 
disembarkation
 
n
 
disem'barkment
 
n

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disembark
1580s, from M.Fr. desembarquer; see dis- + embark. Related: Disembarkation; disembarked.
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