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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embarkation  \Em`bar*ka"tion\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  putting  or  going  on  board  of  a  vessel;  as  the 
  embarkation  of  troops. 
 
  2.  That  which  is  embarked;  as  an  embarkation  of  Jesuits. 
  --Smollett. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  embarkation 
  n  :  the  act  of  passengers  and  crew  getting  aboard  a  ship  or 
  aircraft  [syn:  {boarding},  {embarkment}]  [ant:  {debarkation}] 




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