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Definition of Evacuation


  1. The act of emptying, clearing of the contents, or discharging.
  2. Withdrawal of troops from a town, fortress, etc.
  3. Voidance of any matter by the natural passages of the body or by an artificial opening; defecation; also, a diminution of the fluids of an animal body by cathartics, venesection, or other means.
  4. That which is evacuated or discharged; especially, a discharge by stool or other natural means.
  5. Abolition; nullification.

Evacuation Quotations

Jesus Christ will be the leader of an intergalactic earth evacuation. We're getting some earth leaders up there to check the mother ship. The Bible says that the sky will be glorious and Christ will come back to us all.
Nina Hagen

I did live through Katrina and also Hurricane Rita, which hit Lake Charles. Interestingly, when Katrina hit, they evacuated and Lake Charles was one of the evacuation destinations. We opened up the civic center of the city to the evacuees and provided them free medical and psychiatric care there.
Dale Archer

It would be rather naive to imagine that Oprah doesn't have an Earth Evacuation Plan. You know Richard Branson does - his is in plain sight.
John Hodgman

We... our war began September the 3rd 1939, with the invasion of Poland by Germany, and thereafter the great state of danger in England at that time, with the bombings, necessitated the evacuation of children.
Peter Shaffer

U.K. citizens fleeing the Middle East and Japan have been allowed to take their animal companions with them on evacuation flights. The U.S. is not so civilized, and that's a blot on our national copybook.
Ingrid Newkirk
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Evacuation Translations

evacuation in German is Entleerung
evacuation in Norwegian is evakuering
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