excursion

noun
ADJECTIVE
brief, little, short
day, evening, full-day, half-day, weekend, week-long
three-day, two-day, etc.
annual
outdoor
boat, coach (BrE), train
shopping, sightseeing
shore

We signed up for a shore excursion to New Orleans.

VERB + EXCURSION
go on, make, take (sb on)

We decided to make an all-day excursion to the island.

arrange, organize, plan
offer, run

Our ship offers 13 different excursions.

Princess Tours runs independent excursions from selected hotels.

PREPOSITION
excursion into (figurative)

her first excursion into business

excursion to

He took us on an excursion to the ruined city.


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  • excursion — [ ɛkskyrsjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1530, rare av. XVIIIe; lat. excursio « voyage, incursion, digression », de excurrere « courir hors de » 1 ♦ Action de parcourir une région pour l explorer, la visiter. Partir en excursion, faire une excursion. Petite… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Excursión — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Una excursión es un recorrido o travesía, generalmente a pie, que tiene uno o más fines, que pueden ser: científicos, culturales, deportivos, educativos, militares, recreativos o turísticos. A la actividad de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Excursion — Ex*cur sion [L. excursio: cf. F. excursion. See {Excurrent}.] 1. A running or going out or forth; an expedition; a sally. [1913 Webster] Far on excursion toward the gates of hell. Milton. [1913 Webster] They would make excursions and waste the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • excursion — [eks kʉr′zhən, eks kʉr′shən; iks kʉr′zhən, ikskʉr′shən] n. [L excursio, a running out or forth < excursus, pp. of excurrere: see EXCURRENT] 1. Obs. a military sortie; raid 2. a short trip taken with the intention of returning to the point of… …   English World dictionary

  • excursion — 1570s, a deviation in argument, also a military sally, from L. excursionem (nom. excursio) a running forth, sally, excursion, expedition, noun of action from pp. stem of excurrere run out, run forth, hasten, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) +… …   Etymology dictionary

  • excursión — sustantivo femenino 1. Salida o viaje de corta duración, con fines educativos, deportivos o como pasatiempo: Salimos de excursión con la familia …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Excursion — (v. lat), 1) so v.w. Excurs, bes. 3); 2) kleine, wissenschaftliche, bes. botanische Reisen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Excursion — Excursion, lat. dtsch., Ausflug, kleine Reise …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • excursion — index detour Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • excursion — trip, jaunt, tour, cruise, *journey, voyage, expedition, pilgrimage Analogous words: ride, drive (see under RIDE vb) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • excursion — [n] journey circuit, cruise, day trip, digression, expedition, jaunt, junket, outing, picnic, pleasure trip, ramble, round trip, safari, tour, trek, trip, walk, wandering; concepts 224,384 …   New thesaurus

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