debouch :

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  • v  march out (as from a defile) into open ground
    The regiments debouched from the valley
  • v  pass out or emerge; especially of rivers
    The tributary debouched into the big river

  • General Hero, thick-shouldered, grey-haired, blue-eyed, explained: "The problem of guardsmen at Hancock was to keep the harbor mouth open permitting the Blue ships to debouch .
  • But who knew that for centuries it has been possible to travel inland by boat from Rotterdam, climb the Rhine, get into the Danube and debouch upon the Black Sea?.
  • Undirected, highways smash and crash through whole neighborhoods, debouch a torrent of autos into already traffic-choked streets.

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