Excursion - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˈskɜːrʒn|  American pronunciation of the word excursion
Brit.  |ɪkˈskəːʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word excursion

noun

- a journey taken for pleasure(syn: expedition, jaunt, junket, outing, sashay)

many summer excursions to the shore

- wandering from the main path of a journey (syn: digression)

Examples

They went on a brief excursion to the coast.

...our weekend excursions have encompassed virtually all parts of our home state...

One-day excursion to London.

Included in the tour is an excursion to the Grand Canyon.

We went on an excursion to the Pyramids.

many summer excursions to the shore

All the gentlemen's houses you'll see in a railway excursion.

Word forms

noun
singular: excursion
plural: excursions
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