Definition of Debacles

1. Noun. (plural of debacle) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of débâcle) ¹

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Definition of Debacles

1. debacle [n] - See also: debacle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Debacles

deaveraging
deaves
deaving
deaw
deawie
deaws
deawy
deazaflavin
deazaflavins
deazapurine
deazapurines
deb
debacchation
debacchations
debacle
debacles (current term)
debag
debagged
debagging
debaggings
debags
deball
deballast
deballasted
deballasting
deballasts
deballed
deballing
deballs
debanding

Literary usage of Debacles

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1. The Great Ice Age and Its Relation to the Antiquity of Man by James Geikie (1894)
"Early theories accounting for origin of the till—debacles and waves of translation—Iceberg theory -Glacier theory—Accumulation of snow above snow- line, ..."

2. Transactions (1897)
"PEAT BOGS AND debacles. By G. HENRY KINAHAN, MEIA, District Surveyor (Retired), ... Bogs and their debacles (bursting forth), have recently attracted ..."

3. The Book of Science,: Second Series, Comprising Treatises on Chemistry by John Marks Moffatt (1835)
"But the bursting of the banks by which lakes are restrained may occasion inundations and debacles, causing important modifications of the surface of a ..."

4. Geological Observations on South America: Being the Third Part of the by Charles Darwin (1846)
"I have stated that these fringes of gravel, the origin of which are inexplicable on the notion of debacles or of ordinary alluvial action, are directly ..."

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