The definition of a diversion is an activity, often pleasant, that takes you away from your normal activity, or a detour or alternative course.(noun)
See diversion in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME diversioun < ML diversio (for LL deversio)
See diversion in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Late Latin dīversiō, dīversiōn-, act of turning aside
Origin: , from Latin dīversus
Origin: , past participle of dīvertere, to divert; see divert.
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