disembarkverb [ I ]uk /ˌdɪs.ɪmˈbɑːk/ us /ˌdɪs.ɪmˈbɑːrk/ formal
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noun [ U ] uk /ˌdɪs.ɪm.bɑːˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌdɪs.ɪm.bɑːrˈkeɪ.ʃən/
Examples from literature
- Even the account of the unusual manner in which he and Kate had disembarked from the pirate vessel was given without curtailment, nor with any attention to the approving grunts of Ben Greenway.
- So the boats were drawn up on the shingle, and the little party disembarked.
- So they returned, drew to the quays, and disembarked, unwitting yet of worse discoveries awaiting them.
- We disembarked with half of our soldiers close to the town, and the natives remembering their former success against us, attacked us immediately with much military parade.
- When it got too dark to travel safely we disembarked.