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n. pl. jour·neys
a. The act of traveling from one place to another, especially when involving a considerable distance; a trip.
b. A distance to be traveled or the time required for a trip: a 2,000-mile journey to the Pacific; the three-day journey home.
2. A process or course likened to traveling, such as a series of trying experiences; a passage: the journey from addiction to recovery.
v. jour·neyed, jour·ney·ing, jour·neys
To make a journey; travel.
To travel over or through.

[Middle English journei, day, day's travel, journey, from Old French jornee, from Vulgar Latin *diurnāta, from Late Latin diurnum, day, from neuter of Latin diurnus, of a day, from diēs, day; see diary.]

jour′ney·er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.journeyer - a traveler going on a trip
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
pilgrim - someone who journeys in foreign lands
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I'm no great difficulty maker, as to bed and board; but, all old journeyers, like myself, know the virtue of sweet water, and a good browse for the cattle.
The trail they had broken into the country was packed hard by later journeyers.
Named "The Journeyer Collection" the new set of looks imagines a traveller's evolution through the scenes that they encounter.
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The South side--the Great South Bay--the fishing and fowling--the fisherman, the natives, the curious and original characters, so quaint, so smacking of salt and sea-weed--the wrecks and wreckers--all these richly repay the journeyer and explorer, from Rockaway to the Hamptons.
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The couple's journey demands a great deal of them because although tradition provides the route--the storied journeyer goes down into the unknown before coming back up--it does not supply all the means of getting to the end.
A journey is a transformative experience that changes its journeyer, and whether it is powerfully or subtly, it is often for the better.
It was not just writers of travel narratives who obsessed on cannibalism: it was the very culture of the journeyer who harbored an obsession with the cannibal, an obsession that spoke profoundly about ethical positions, not only toward people, but, more broadly, toward the natural environment.
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Kemp denies their acquaintance, but, as Arab points out, 'Kempe is almost accused of being an accomplice; the potential for the morris-dancing journeyer to be taken for a vagrant thief is clear here'.
The journey can be recorded with words, photographs, sounds, or whatever else the journeyer chooses and the records uploaded to a website.