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jour·ney

 (jûr′nē)
n. pl. jour·neys
1.
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
v.intr.
To make a journey; travel.
v.tr.
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
References in classic literature ?
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. And further, the police had arranged in two or three places deposits of grub for dog and man, and he was travelling light.
87) They also suggest that the shamanic journeyer may encounter their power animal upon entering the Lower World:
In the era of modern train travel, there is mostly no such animal and if fine dining on the hoof is a must-do for a journeyer, options are limited, pretty much, to the Orient Express, where extreme and ebullient public mastication is very much the order of the day.
Anne Marie became a learned journeyer, able to take her countries as they came, able to shift into the gears of talk from Kansas to Kathmandu.
Advogato has three elements: certificates -- apprentice, journeyer, master -- that measure your status in the community and that are awarded by members to other members ...
At some point in the journey, the journeyer comes to realize that the process is larger than he or she is, and an acceptance of this, according to Frost (as cited in Dombrowski, 1992, p.
I now think the complex tone of the secon d half of the poem involves a strong impulse toward bitter mockery of people who are too simple and foolish to know what's so wrong with human life, while that impulse is held in check by a desire to proclaim holiness, and also by a sense of satisfaction in having survived so many years of being the journeyer Mind.
He connected and corresponded with scholars throughout the world and he brought them together into coalescence around the theme of the journey; both the collective journey of history, but with a special focus, at least, in Luigi's case, on the individual journeyer and his testimony.
Images within this tradition include the "breaking of idols," the mind as a slate which began blank and, with effort, can be imagined as if blank again, the picaro (or wanderer or journeyer or orphan) as a character who roams on the outskirts of the social world and thereby gives us insight into it, the "New World," and the child/artist.
Mentors are frequently described in hallowed tones as sage counsellors who have successfully trod the profession's highways and who now await the novice journeyer with beacons to guide the way to a guaranteed successful career path.
This eternal journeyer, actualized in restless motion, represents colonized Nigeria, and through their enslavement, both provide capital for others.