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voy·age

 (voi′ĭj)
n.
1. A long journey to a foreign or distant place, especially by sea.
2.
a. often voyages The events of a journey of exploration or discovery considered as material for a narrative.
b. Such a narrative.
v. voy·aged, voy·ag·ing, voy·ag·es
v.intr.
To make a voyage.
v.tr.
To sail across; traverse: voyaged the western ocean.

[Middle English, from Old French veyage, from Late Latin viāticum, a journey, from Latin, provisions for a journey, from neuter of viāticus, of a journey, from via, road; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.]

voy′ag·er n.

voyaging

(ˈvɔɪədʒɪŋ)
n
formal the process of travelling over or across, esp by sea
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Here Milton Sublette determined to give up further voyaging in the canoe, and remain with his brother; accordingly, in the morning, the fellow-voyagers took kind leave of each other.
Cruises to India will begin in Dubai, calling at Abu Dhabi and Muscat before voyaging to Mumbai, Goa and Mangalore.
Voyaging With Kids: A Guide to Family Life Afloat goes where few other nautical 'how to' books go, providing depth and details on how to choose a boat that lends to family voyaging.