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ex•cur•sion(ɪkˈskɜr ʒən, -ʃən)
journey trip voyage excursion
A journey is the process of travelling from one place to another by land, air, or sea.
A trip is the process of travelling from one place to another, staying there, usually for a short time, and coming back again.
A voyage is a long journey from one place to another in a ship or spacecraft.
An excursion is a short trip made either as a tourist or in order to do a particular thing.
You make or go on a journey.
You take or go on a trip.
You make a voyage.
You go on an excursion.
Don't use 'do' with any of these words. Don't say, for example, 'We did a bus trip'.
|Noun||1.||excursion - a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"|
airing - a short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air; "he took the dogs for an airing"
field trip - a group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination
|2.||excursion - wandering from the main path of a journey|