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excursionnoun [C]

 us   /ɪkˈskɜr·ʒən/
a ​shorttrip usually made for ​pleasure, often by a ​group of ​people: My ​class is going on an excursion to Niagara Falls.
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excursionnoun [C]

uk   /ɪkˈskɜː.ʃən/  us   /ɪkˈskɝː.ʃən/
a ​shortjourney 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 ​shortinvolvement in a new ​activity: A ​teacher by ​profession, this is her first excursion into writing.
(Definition of excursion from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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