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débouché

[dey-boo-shey] /deɪ buˈʃeɪ/
noun
1.
Fortification. a passage or opening through which troops may debouch.
2.
an outlet; an exit.
Origin of débouché
1750-1760
1750-60; < French, noun use of past participle of déboucher to debouch
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  • They debouche from the woods and the defiles of the mountains.

    The Scalp Hunters Mayne Reid
  • The creatures bounded along with a wild and graceful freedom, until they reached the debouche of the pass into the valley.

    Adle Dubois Mrs. William T. Savage

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