Meaning of “excursion” in the English Dictionary

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"excursion" in British English

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excursionnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪkˈskɜː.ʃən/ us /ɪkˈskɝː.ʃən/

a short journey usually made for pleasure, often by a group of people:

This year's annual excursion will be to Lincoln.
Next week we're going on an excursion.
excursion into sth

a short involvement in a new activity:

A teacher by profession, this is her first excursion into writing.

(Definition of “excursion” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"excursion" in American English

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excursionnoun [ C ]

us /ɪkˈskɜr·ʒən/

a short trip usually made for pleasure, often by a group of people:

My class is going on an excursion to Niagara Falls.

(Definition of “excursion” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)