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excursion

ex·cur·sion

excursion

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk skuhr zhn
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Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a short trip made for some purpose.
Mom made a two-day excursion to California for business.
synonyms:
trip
similar words:
drive, expedition, jaunt, journey, outing
definition 2: a group tour taken for pleasure, often at a lower fare.
My grandmother went on an excursion to Las Vegas.
similar words:
cruise, expedition, tour
Word Parts
The word excursion contains the following part:
cur1, curr, cor1, corr, curs, cour1, cours Latin root that means to run