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Words used to describe journeys

bumpy

adjective

a bumpy ride, flight, or journey is uncomfortable because of bad weather or a bad road

circuitous

adjective

a circuitous journey, path etc is longer than it needs to be because it is not direct

door-to-door

adjective

taking someone or something directly from one place to the place they need to go to

non-stop

adjective

going directly from one place to another

outward

adjective

an outward journey is one in which you are going away from home

overland

adverb

on land rather than by boat or plane

overseas

adverb

to or in a country across the sea

return

adjective

relating to the part of a journey that involves going back to a place or coming back from a place

round-the-world

adjective

going round the world, and returning to the place that you started from

transatlantic

adjective

a transatlantic flight or journey involves crossing the Atlantic Ocean

transcontinental

adjective

a transcontinental flight, railway, or road goes from one side of a continent to the other, for example across Asia or America

travelling

adjective

related to the activity of travelling, or used when you are on a journey

via

preposition

going through one place on the way to another place

bumpily

adverb

circuitously

adverb

overland

adjective

by way of something

if you travel somewhere by way of a place, you go through that place on your journey

(from) door to door

used for talking about the total length of a journey from the place where you start to the place where you arrive

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