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journey

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒɜː.ni/ us    /ˈdʒɝː-/
A2 the act of travelling from one place to another, especially in a vehicle: It's a two-hour train journey from York to London. I love going on long journeys. We broke our journey (= stopped for a short time) in Edinburgh before travelling on to Inverness the next day. Did you have a good journey? Have a safe journey!figurative He views his life as a spiritual journey towards a greater understanding of his faith.

journey

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /ˈdʒɜː.ni/ us    /ˈdʒɝː-/ literary
to travel somewhere: As we journeyed south, the landscape became drier and rockier.
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