evacuation

[ ih-vak-yoo-ey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF evacuation

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We both agreed that evacuation of the Hagen was imperative; but then, how to get out?

Nelson, who was appointed to superintend the evacuation, frustrated these projects.

There should have been time for evacuation, but the frightened soldiers had been blind with fear.

An amusing aftermath of the evacuation by the French and Irish Divisions.

Early in the morning got off my answer to K.'s evacuation cable.

We could now see and realize what the evacuation of Richmond involved.

Most of the hyperships used in the evacuation had been built here.

The evacuation took place on the 7th and the conflagration on the 8th of August.

The English Consul has to know all the names of the English residents in case of evacuation.

General Polk began the evacuation of Columbus on February 25th.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, "discharge from the body" (originally mostly of blood), from Old French évacuation and directly from Late Latin evacuationem (nominative evacuatio), noun of action from past participle stem of evacuare (see evacuate).

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