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Definition of excursion noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  • on an excursion They've gone on an excursion to York.
  • There are regular weekend excursions throughout the summer.
  • a business trip
  • a five-minute trip by taxi
  • a long and difficult journey across the mountains
  • a tour of Bavaria
  • the first expedition to the South Pole
  • We went on an all-day excursion to the island.
  • The children were on a day’s outing from school.
  • We had a day out at the beach.
  • a(n) foreign/​overseas trip/​journey/​tour/​expedition
  • a bus/​coach/​train/​rail trip/​journey/​tour
  • to go on a(n) trip/​journey/​tour/​expedition/​excursion/​outing/​day out
  • to set out/​off on a(n) trip/​journey/​tour/​expedition/​excursion
  • to make a(n) trip/​journey/​tour/​expedition/​excursion
  • destination
  • Our ship offers 13 different excursions.
  • Princess Tours runs independent excursions from selected hotels.
  • We decided to make an all-day excursion to the island.
  • We signed up for a shore excursion to New Orleans.
  • Optional excursions include a tour of the ancient city and a day's horse-riding.
  • take (somebody on)
  • excursion into
  • excursion to

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  • After a brief excursion into drama, he concentrated on his main interest, which was poetry.
  • her first excursion into business

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In other languages excursion

  • American English : excursion / ɪkˈskɜrʒən /
  • Brazilian Portuguese : excursão
  • Chinese : 短途旅行
  • European Spanish : excursión
  • French : excursion
  • German : Ausflug
  • Italian : escursione
  • Japanese : 小旅行
  • Korean : 짧은 여행
  • European Portuguese : excursão
  • Latin American Spanish : excursión
  • Thai : การเที่ยวพักผ่อนหย่อนใจ, การเที่ยวช่วงสั้นๆ

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  • 1.1 Etymology
  • 1.2 Pronunciation
  • 1.3.1 Synonyms
  • 1.3.2 Derived terms
  • 1.3.3 Related terms
  • 1.3.4 Translations
  • 1.4.1 Translations
  • 1.5 Further reading
  • 2.1 Etymology
  • 2.2 Pronunciation
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English [ edit ]

Etymology [ edit ].

Borrowed from Latin excursio ( “ a running out, an inroad, invasion, a setting out, beginning of a speech ” ) , from excurrere ( “ to run out ” ) , from ex ( “ out ” ) + currere ( “ to run ” ) .

Pronunciation [ edit ]

  • IPA ( key ) : /ɛks.kɜː(ɹ).ʒən/ , /ɛks.kɜː(ɹ).ʃən/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)ʃən

Noun [ edit ]

excursion ( plural excursions )

  • 1922 , Ben Travers , chapter 2, in A Cuckoo in the Nest ‎ [1] : Mother [ … ] considered that the exclusiveness of Peter's circle was due not to its distinction, but to the fact that it was an inner Babylon of prodigality and whoredom, from which every Kensingtonian held aloof, except on the conventional tip-and-run excursions in pursuit of shopping, tea and theatres.
  • A wandering from the main subject: a digression .
  • ( aviation ) An occurrence where an aircraft runs off the end or side of a runway or taxiway , usually during takeoff , landing , or taxi .
  • ( phonetics ) A deviation in pitch , for example in the syllables of enthusiastic speech .

Synonyms [ edit ]

  • ( recreational trip ) : journey , trip
  • ( wandering from the main subject ) : digression , excursus

Derived terms [ edit ]

  • alarums and excursions
  • excursion fare
  • excursion rate
  • excursion steamer
  • power excursion

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Translations [ edit ], verb [ edit ].

excursion ( third-person singular simple present excursions , present participle excursioning , simple past and past participle excursioned )

  • 1825 , Charles Lamb , Letter to Mr. Wordsworth , 6 April, 1825, in The Works of Charles Lamb , Volume I, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851, p. 249, [2] Yesterday I excursioned twenty miles; to-day I write a few letters.
  • 1880 , Mark Twain , chapter 49, in A Tramp Abroad ‎ [3] : After breakfast, that next morning in Chamonix, we went out in the yard and watched the gangs of excursioning tourists arriving and departing with their mules and guides and porters [ … ]
  • 1942 , Emily Carr , “ Ways of Getting Round ”, in The Book of Small : Victoria cows preferred to walk on the plank sidewalks in winter rather than dirty their hooves in the mud by the roadside. They liked to tune their chews to the tap, tap, tap of their feet on the planks. Ladies challenged the right of way by opening and shutting their umbrellas in the cows' faces and shooing, but the cows only chewed harder and stood still. It was the woman-lady, not the lady-cow who had to take to the mud and get scratched by the wild rose bushes that grew between sidewalk and fence while she excursioned round the cow.

Further reading [ edit ]

  • “ excursion ”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary , Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam , 1913, →OCLC .
  • “ excursion ”, in The Century Dictionary   [ … ] , New York, N.Y.: The Century Co. , 1911, →OCLC .
  • “ excursion ”, in OneLook Dictionary Search .

French [ edit ]

Borrowed from Latin excursiōnem .

  • IPA ( key ) : /ɛk.skyʁ.sjɔ̃/

excursion   f ( plural excursions )

  • wander (talk off topic)
  • “ excursion ”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [ Digitized Treasury of the French Language ] , 2012.

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