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em bor kay shuhn

  • n  the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft

  • From parish papers, school magazines, county journals, German intelligence culled many a tidbit telling about war factories, ports of embarkation, regiments at the front.
  • This was their final physical, which War Department regulations require within 48 hours of embarkation.
  • Most of the troops had deserted by going on pre-embarkation leaves and not coming back.
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  • The Real World Portland, Ep. 10: The Naked and the Walking Dead
    We know, you don't even have a TV. But WW correspondent Jay Horton is enduring and recapping each installment to assess just how real—and how Portland-y—the housemates get. With the coming of the New Depression, many eyes in flyover states turned hopefully, or desperately, toward the powers of celebrity. Los Angeles became the great embarkation point. But not everybody could get to Los Angeles ...
    June 6, 2013 - Willamette Week

  • Praful Patel in Times of India
    Security has not been outsourced. It is still the responsibility of the CISF (Central Industrial Security Force). This incident involved the security of the airline at the embarkation point,Patel pointed out.
  • Kevin Rudd in The Age
    Discussions about precise embarkation points have been discussed between relevant officials of the two governments,Mr Rudd said yesterday. "As I said, they are of a diplomatic nature."
  • Albert Ho in Times Online
    Albert Ho, of the Hong Kong opposition Democratic Party, said: "It appears to us that Mr Zhou was stopped in Hong Kong, refused entry but, instead of being sent back to the place of origin or the port of embarkation, was sent back to the mainland...

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