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A running or going out or forth; an expedition. A journey chiefly for recreation; a pleasure trip; a brief tour; as, an excursion into the country. A wandering from a subject; digression. (Mach.) Length of stroke, as of a piston; stroke.


Syn. - Journey; tour; ramble; jaunt. A round trip taken for pleasure or health, usually at a reduced rate. See Journey.

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