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Excursion

Ex`cur´sion
1.A running or going out or forth; an expedition; a sally.
Far on excursion toward the gates of hell.
- Milton.
2.A journey chiefly for recreation; a pleasure trip; a brief tour; as, an excursion into the country.
3.A wandering from a subject; digression.
4.(Mach.) Length of stroke, as of a piston; stroke. [An awkward use of the word.]
Noun1.Excursionexcursion - a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field"
2.excursion - wandering from the main path of a journey
Synonyms: digression
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