excursion

  • 1 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

  • 2 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… …

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  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 Excursion — (v. lat), 1) so v.w. Excurs, bes. 3); 2) kleine, wissenschaftliche, bes. botanische Reisen …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 8 Excursion — Excursion, lat. dtsch., Ausflug, kleine Reise …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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

    Law dictionary

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

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 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

  • 12 excursión — (Del lat. excursĭo, ōnis). 1. f. correría (ǁ hostilidad de guerra contra un país). 2. Ida a alguna ciudad, museo o lugar para estudio, recreo o ejercicio físico …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 13 excursion — ► NOUN ▪ a short journey or trip, especially one taken for leisure. DERIVATIVES excursionist noun. ORIGIN Latin, from excurrere run out …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 excursion — excursional, excursionary, adj. /ik skerr zheuhn, sheuhn/, n. 1. a short trip or outing to some place, usually for a special purpose and with the intention of a prompt return: a pleasure excursion; a scientific excursion. 2. a trip on a train,… …

    Universalium

  • 15 excursion — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, little, short ▪ day, evening, full day, half day, weekend, week long ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 excursion — ex|cur|sion [ıkˈskə:ʃən US ıkˈskə:rʒən] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: excursio, from excurrere to run out ] 1.) a short journey arranged so that a group of people can visit a place, especially while they are on holiday excursion to ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 excursion — [[t]ɪkskɜ͟ː(r)ʃ(ə)n, AM ʒ(ə)n[/t]] excursions 1) N COUNT You can refer to a short journey as an excursion, especially if it is made for pleasure or enjoyment. In Bermuda, Sam s father took him on an excursion to a coral barrier. Syn: trip 2) N… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 Excursión — (Del lat. excursio < excurrere, correr afuera.) ► sustantivo femenino 1 Viaje de corta duración o visita a un lugar, generalmente como diversión, aprendizaje o deporte. 2 ASTRONOMÍA Distancia angular de un planeta a la eclíptica. * * *… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 19 excursion — UK [ɪkˈskɜː(r)ʃ(ə)n] / US [ɪkˈskɜrʒ(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms excursion : singular excursion plural excursions a) a short journey that you take for pleasure my Saturday morning excursion into town b) tourism a short visit to an interesting …

    English dictionary

  • 20 Excursion — For other uses, see Excursion (disambiguation). An excursion c.1887 An excursion is a trip by a group of people, usually made for leisure, education, or physical[ …

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