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Meaning of DEBOUCH

Pronunciation:  di'boosh

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  pass out or emerge; esp. of rivers; "The tributary debouched into the big river"
  2. [v]  march out (as from a defile) into open ground; "The regiments debouched from the valley"

DEBOUCH is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: march out
 See Also: come forth, come out, egress, emerge, go forth, issue, march, process



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \De*bouch"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Debouched}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Debouching}.] [F. d['e]boucher; pref. d['e]- (L. dis-
    or de) + boucher to stop up, fr. bouche mouth, fr. L. bucca
    the cheek. Cf. {Disembogue}.]
    To march out from a wood, defile, or other confined spot,
    into open ground; to issue.
          Battalions debouching on the plain.      --Prescott.
  2. \De*bouch"\, v. i. (Geog.)
    To issue; -- said of a stream passing from a gorge out into
    an open valley or a plain.
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