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Definitions of excursion

  1. A journey chiefly for recreation; a pleasure trip; a brief tour; as, an excursion into the country. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A wandering from a subject; digression. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Length of stroke, as of a piston; stroke. [An awkward use of the word.] Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A pleasure trip; a short or rapid tour. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A going forth: an expedition: a trip for pleasure or health: a wandering from the main subject: a digression. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. An expedition; ramble; digression; pleasure trip. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. A short journey; trip for pleasure. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A body of excursionists. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. A digression. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Deviation from a prescribed course; a going beyond fixed limits; a digression; a trip for health or pleasure. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. A pleasure-trip; a short tour; a ramble; a digression; a wandering from the subject or main design. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for excursion

  1. On the following day I made an excursion with Scott and the young ladies to Dryburgh Abbey. – Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey by Washington Irving
  2. All parties would be happier for an excursion – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
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