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English definition of “expedition”

expedition

noun (JOURNEY)    /ˌek.spəˈdɪʃ.ən/
B1 [C] an organized journey for a particular purpose : We're going on a shopping expedition on Saturday . Scott died while he was on an expedition to the Antarctic in 1912.Journeys [C] the people , vehicles , animals , etc. taking part in an expedition: The British expedition to Mount Everest is leaving next month .Travellers and visitors
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