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  • 1 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… …

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  • 2 Excursion Around the Bay — is a popular Newfoundland folk song. It was written by Johnny Burke (1851 1930), a popular St. John s balladeer.It was covered by Great Big Sea on their 1993 and 2000 albums, Great Big Sea and Road Rage , and then again on their live recording,… …

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

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  • 4 excursion — /əkˈskɜʃən / (say uhk skershuhn), /ɛk / (say ek ), / ʒən/ (say zhuhn) noun 1. a short journey or trip to some point for a special purpose: a pleasure excursion; a scientific excursion. 2. a trip in a coach, train, etc., at a reduced rate: weekend …

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  • 5 make — verb Make is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑batsman, ↑company, ↑factory, ↑firm, ↑picture, ↑recipe, ↑sale Make is used with these nouns as the object: ↑accommodation, ↑accompaniment, ↑accusation, ↑ …

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  • 6 excursion — [ɪkˈskɜːʃ(ə)n] noun [C] a short journey that you make for pleasure …

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  • 7 Grand Excursion — The Grand Excursion was a voyage by train and steamboat into the Upper Mississippi River valley that first took place in June 1854. 150 years later, in 2004 the Grand Excursion route was retraced by both riverboats and a steam locomotive.The… …

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  • 8 Big Excursion — The Big Excursion also known as The Great Trip and the grand excursion of 1989 are terms used to refer to the forced expulsion and the resulting mass exodus of the ethnic Turkish minority out of Bulgaria in 1989. Beginning in May 1989, amid… …

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  • 9 To make nice of — Nice Nice (n[imac]s), a. [Compar. {Nicer} (n[imac] s[ e]r); superl. {Nicest}.] [OE., foolish, fr. OF. nice ignorant, fool, fr. L. nescius ignorant; ne not + scius knowing, scire to know. Perhaps influenced by E. nesh delicate, soft. See {No}, and …

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  • 10 To make sail — Sail Sail, n. [OE. seil, AS. segel, segl; akin to D. zeil, OHG. segal, G. & Sw. segel, Icel. segl, Dan. seil. [root] 153.] 1. An extent of canvas or other fabric by means of which the wind is made serviceable as a power for propelling vessels… …

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  • 11 ex|cur|sion — «ehk SKUR zhuhn, shuhn», noun, adjective, verb. –n. 1. a trip, especially a short trip taken for interest or pleasure, often by a number of people together: »Our club went on an excursion to the mountains. He [the astronaut] never did get all the …

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  • 12 travel — I. v. n. 1. Walk, go on foot. 2. Journey, ramble, rove, roam, take a journey, take a trip, make a tour, make an excursion. 3. Pass, go, move, make progress. II. v. a. Pass, go over, journey over. III. n. 1. Journeying, travelling …

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  • 13 trip — v. & n. v.intr. & tr. (tripped, tripping) 1 intr. a walk or dance with quick light steps. b (of a rhythm etc.) run lightly. 2 a intr. & tr. (often foll. by up) stumble or cause to stumble, esp. by catching or entangling the feet. b intr. & tr.… …

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  • 14 journey — I. n. Travel (by land), tour, excursion, trip, expedition. II. v. n. 1. Travel, ramble, roam, rove, take a tour, make a tour, take a trip, make an excursion. 2. Travel, go, proceed, fare …

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  • 15 ex|curse — «ehk SKURS», intransitive verb, cursed, curs|ing. 1. to run out or off. 2. Figurative. to digress. 3. to make an excursion. ╂[< Latin excursus, past participle of excurrere; see etym. under excursion (Cf …

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  • 16 Go — Go, v. i. [imp. {Went} (w[e^]nt); p. p. {Gone} (g[o^]n; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Going}. Went comes from the AS, wendan. See {Wend}, v. i.] [OE. gan, gon, AS. g[=a]n, akin to D. gaan, G. gehn, gehen, OHG. g[=e]n, g[=a]n, SW. g[*a], Dan. gaae; cf.… …

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  • 17 Go to — Go Go, v. i. [imp. {Went} (w[e^]nt); p. p. {Gone} (g[o^]n; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Going}. Went comes from the AS, wendan. See {Wend}, v. i.] [OE. gan, gon, AS. g[=a]n, akin to D. gaan, G. gehn, gehen, OHG. g[=e]n, g[=a]n, SW. g[*a], Dan. gaae; cf …

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  • 18 Going — Go Go, v. i. [imp. {Went} (w[e^]nt); p. p. {Gone} (g[o^]n; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Going}. Went comes from the AS, wendan. See {Wend}, v. i.] [OE. gan, gon, AS. g[=a]n, akin to D. gaan, G. gehn, gehen, OHG. g[=e]n, g[=a]n, SW. g[*a], Dan. gaae; cf …

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  • 19 Gone — Go Go, v. i. [imp. {Went} (w[e^]nt); p. p. {Gone} (g[o^]n; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Going}. Went comes from the AS, wendan. See {Wend}, v. i.] [OE. gan, gon, AS. g[=a]n, akin to D. gaan, G. gehn, gehen, OHG. g[=e]n, g[=a]n, SW. g[*a], Dan. gaae; cf …

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  • 20 To go a-begging — Go Go, v. i. [imp. {Went} (w[e^]nt); p. p. {Gone} (g[o^]n; 115); p. pr. & vb. n. {Going}. Went comes from the AS, wendan. See {Wend}, v. i.] [OE. gan, gon, AS. g[=a]n, akin to D. gaan, G. gehn, gehen, OHG. g[=e]n, g[=a]n, SW. g[*a], Dan. gaae; cf …

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