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Journeys

circuit

noun

a journey all the way around the edge of something

commute

noun

the journey to and from work every day

crossing

noun

a journey by boat across a river or sea

cruise

noun

a journey on a ship for pleasure, especially one that involves visiting a series of places

daycation

noun

a very short holiday in which you go to a place and come back on the same day

day trip

noun

a journey that you make for pleasure in which you go to a place and come back on the same day

drive

noun

a journey in a car

excursion

noun

a short journey that you take for pleasure

expedition

noun

a long journey organized for a particular purpose, especially to a dangerous or distant place

expedition

noun

a short journey somewhere, especially for pleasure

exploration

noun

a journey to a place to learn about it or to search for something valuable such as oil

flight

noun

a journey through air or space in a vehicle such as a plane

foray

noun

a short journey

the grand tour

noun

a journey to the most important cities in Europe that young men from rich families made in the past

guided tour

noun

a short journey around a building or place with a person who tells you about what you are seeing or with a pair of headphones on which you can listen to a recorded description of what you are seeing

hajj

noun

a journey to the holy city of Mecca that Muslims make as a religious duty

hop

noun

a short journey

jaunt

noun

a short journey that you take for fun

journey

noun

an occasion when you travel from one place to another, especially when there is a long distance between the places

junket

noun

a journey or meeting that people say is for business but is really for pleasure

mercy mission

noun

a journey that is made to help someone who is in danger or is having serious problems

milk round

noun

a regular journey that someone makes in order to deliver milk to people’s homes

milk run

noun

a regular journey during which nothing unusual happens, especially by plane

milk run

noun

a plane or train journey with stops at many places

mystery tour

noun

a short journey, usually in a bus, that people make for pleasure without knowing where they are going

odyssey

noun

a long journey during which many things happen

outing

noun

a short journey that you take for enjoyment

overnighter

noun

a journey lasting one night

passage

noun

a journey or a ticket for a journey by ship to a place

peregrination

noun

a long journey

pilgrimage

noun

a journey that a religious person makes to a holy place

red-eye

noun

a journey in a plane that flies late at night

ride

noun

a journey on a horse or other animal, on a bicycle or motorcycle, or in a vehicle

ride

noun

a free journey that you are given in someone’s vehicle. The usual British word is lift

road trip

noun

a long journey in a car

round trip

noun

a journey to a place and back again

row

noun

a short journey in a rowing boat

run

noun

a journey that a train, ship etc does regularly

run

noun

a short journey that you do in a car for pleasure

sally

noun

a journey, especially one with a definite purpose

schlep

noun

a long and difficult journey

the school run

noun

the journey by car to school each morning and back home each afternoon

sortie

noun

a short journey away from a place

space flight

noun

a journey into space

spin

noun

a short journey for pleasure in a car

swing

noun

a quick journey through an area in which you make short visits to several places

test drive

noun

a short journey in which you drive a car to decide whether you want to buy it

tour

noun

a journey in which you visit several places for pleasure

tour

noun

a journey in which a person or group visits several different places in order to play or perform

tour

noun

a journey in which a politician or leader visits several places as a representative of their country or in order to get support

tour

noun

a short journey around a building or place in order to see what is there

trip

noun

an occasion when you go somewhere and come back again

voyage

noun

a long journey, especially by boat or into space

walkabout

noun

a long journey made through the Australian outback (=areas that are far from cities or towns and are not used for growing crops) by Aborigines for religious and cultural reasons

wanderings

noun

journeys in which you go from place to place without staying anywhere very long

whistle-stop tour

noun

an occasion when you visit a lot of places in a short period of time

circumnavigation

noun

island-hopping

noun

someone’s travels

a series of journeys that someone makes to different places

protologism

a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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