HyperDic: excursion

English > 2 senses of the word excursion:
NOUNactexcursion, jaunt, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expedition, sashaya journey taken for pleasure
actexcursion, digressionwandering from the main path of a journey
excursion > pronunciation
Soundsihksker'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > excursion: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA journey taken for pleasure.
Example"many summer excursions to the shore"
Synonymsjaunt, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expedition, sashay
NarrowerairingA short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air
field tripA group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination
Broaderjourney, journeyingThe act of traveling from one place to another
Spanishexcursion, excursión, expedición, ida, incursión, paseata, salida, viaje de placer
Catalananada, excursió, sortida
Nounsexcursionista tourist who is visiting sights of interest
English > excursion: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningwandering from the main path of a journey.
Synonymdigression
Broaderjourney, journeyingThe act of traveling from one place to another
Spanishdigresión, excursión, salida
Catalanexcursió, sortida
Nounsexcursionista tourist who is visiting sights of interest

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