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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)

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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)
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