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embacle

[em-bah-kuh l, -bak-uh l] /ɛmˈbɑ kəl, -ˈbæk əl/
noun
1.
an accumulation of broken ice in a river.
Compare debacle (def 2).
Origin
< French, equivalent to em- em-1 + ()bâcle debacle
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