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  • excursional — ex·cur·sion·al …   English syllables

  • excursion — excursional, excursionary, adj. /ik skerr zheuhn, sheuhn/, n. 1. a short trip or outing to some place, usually for a special purpose and with the intention of a prompt return: a pleasure excursion; a scientific excursion. 2. a trip on a train,… …   Universalium

  • excursion — n. 1 a short journey or ramble for pleasure, with return to the starting point. 2 a digression. 3 Astron. a deviation from a regular path. 4 archaic a sortie (see ALARUM). Derivatives: excursional adj. excursionary adj. excursionist n. Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • excursionary — adjective see excursional …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|cur|sion|ar|y — «ehk SKUR zhuh NEHR ee, shuh », adjective. British. excursional …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|cur|sion — «ehk SKUR zhuhn, shuhn», noun, adjective, verb. –n. 1. a trip, especially a short trip taken for interest or pleasure, often by a number of people together: »Our club went on an excursion to the mountains. He [the astronaut] never did get all the …   Useful english dictionary