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Excursion vs. Expedition

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Excursionnoun

A brief recreational trip; a journey out of the usual way.

‘While driving home I took an excursion and saw some deer.’;

Expeditionnoun

(obsolete) The act of expediting something; prompt execution.

Excursionnoun

A wandering from the main subject: a digression.

Expeditionnoun

A military journey; an enterprise against some enemy or into enemy territory.

Excursionverb

(intransitive) To go on a recreational trip or excursion.

Expeditionnoun

The quality of being expedite; speed, quickness.

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Excursion

A running or going out or forth; an expedition; a sally.

‘Far on excursion toward the gates of hell.’; ‘They would make excursions and waste the country.’;

Expeditionnoun

(military) An important or long journey, for example a march or a voyage

Excursion

A journey chiefly for recreation; a pleasure trip; a brief tour; as, an excursion into the country.

Expeditionnoun

A trip, especially a long one, made by a person or a group of people for a specific purpose

‘a naval expedition’; ‘a scientific expedition’; ‘an expedition across the Alps’;

Excursion

A wandering from a subject; digression.

‘I am not in a scribbling mood, and shall therefore make no excursions.’;

Expeditionnoun

The group of people making such excursion.

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Excursion

Length of stroke, as of a piston; stroke. [An awkward use of the word.]

Expeditionverb

(intransitive) To take part in a trip or expedition; to travel.

Excursionnoun

a journey taken for pleasure;

‘many summer excursions to the shore’; ‘it was merely a pleasure trip’; ‘after cautious sashays into the field’;

Expeditionnoun

The quality of being expedite; efficient promptness; haste; dispatch; speed; quickness; as to carry the mail with expedition.

‘With winged expedition’; ‘Swift as the lightning glance.’;

Excursionnoun

wandering from the main path of a journey

Expeditionnoun

A sending forth or setting forth the execution of some object of consequence; progress.

‘Putting it straight in expedition.’;

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Excursion

An excursion is a trip by a group of people, usually made for leisure, education, or physical purposes. It is often an adjunct to a longer journey or visit a place, sometimes for other (typically work-related) purposes.

Expeditionnoun

An important enterprise, implying a change of place; especially, a warlike enterprise; a march or a voyage with martial intentions; an excursion by a body of persons for a valuable end; as, a military, naval, exploring, or scientific expedition; also, the body of persons making such excursion.

‘The expedition miserably failed.’; ‘Narrative of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains.’;

Expeditionnoun

a military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country

Expeditionnoun

an organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose;

‘an expedition was sent to explore Mars’;

Expeditionnoun

a journey organized for a particular purpose

Expeditionnoun

a journey taken for pleasure;

‘many summer excursions to the shore’; ‘it was merely a pleasure trip’; ‘after cautious sashays into the field’;

Expeditionnoun

the property of being prompt and efficient;

‘it was done with dispatch’;

Expeditionnoun

a journey undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose, especially that of exploration, research, or war

‘an expedition to the jungles of the Orinoco’;

Expeditionnoun

the people involved in an expedition

‘many of the expedition have passed rigorous courses’;

Expeditionnoun

a short trip made for a particular purpose

‘a shopping expedition’;

Expeditionnoun

promptness or speed in doing something

‘the landlord shall remedy the defects with all possible expedition’;

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