Definition of disembogue in English:

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disembogue

Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsɪmˈbəʊɡ/
/ˌdɪsɛmˈbəʊɡ/

verb (disembogues, disemboguing, disembogued)

[no object] literary
(Of a river or stream) emerge or be discharged in quantity; pour out: (as noun disemboguing) the disemboguing of the brook
More example sentences
  • The main river of the watershed is the Umbuzeiro River which disembogues into the Bengue Reservoir.
  • The Peyan river disembogues into the lake, and the Lachua, Tzetoc and Del Altar rivers drain it.
  • This place is about three leagues from the mouth of Lake Sandusky, where it disembogues itself into Lake Erie.

Derivatives

disemboguement

noun rare

Origin

Late 16th century: from Spanish desembocar, from des- (expressing reversal) + embocar 'run into a creek or strait' (based on boca 'mouth').

Words that rhyme with disembogue

brogue, drogue, pirog, pirogue, prorogue, rogue, vogue

For editors and proofreaders

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