embark for (some place)

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embark for (some place)

To depart for a particular destination, as on some mode of transportation. Do you know when Karen embarks for Rome? I want to see her before she leaves.
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embark for (some place)

to leave for some place, usually in a ship or an airplane. We are embarking for Denver tomorrow morning. Maria is embarking for Honolulu in just a few minutes.
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References in classic literature ?
Having finished my business, and feeling the lassitude and exhaustion incident to its dispatch, I felt that a protracted sea voyage would be both agreeable and beneficial, so instead of embarking for my return on one of the many fine passenger steamers I booked for New York on the sailing vessel Morrow, upon which I had shipped a large and valuable invoice of the goods I had bought.
MV Discovery will moor at the Terminal on Saturday (in 7am, out 7pm) embarking for a six-night Scottish islands and Faroes cruise.
Germaine Greer is a celebrity," Fraser sees fit to remind us, and as such she appeared on a popular British TV show before embarking for her native Australia to begin searching for clues about her father's fraudulent life: "Ten million viewers bore silent witness to the heroine's departure and would be watching the shores for her safe return.