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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft;
[syn: boarding, embarkation, embarkment]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Embarkation \Em`bar*ka"tion\, n. 1. The act of putting or going on board of a vessel; as, the embarkation of troops. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is embarked; as, an embarkation of Jesuits. --Smollett. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

26 Moby Thesaurus words for "embarkation": boarding, coming out, curtain raiser, debut, disembarkation, embarkment, emplanement, enplanement, entrainment, first appearance, floating, flotation, hopoff, inaugural address, inauguration, induction, initiation, installation, installment, introduction, launching, maiden speech, opener, preliminary, takeoff, unveiling