The definition of an excursion is a short outing or trip, generally with a specific purpose.(noun)
An example of excursion is a safari tour at the zoo.
See excursion in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L excursio, a running out or forth < excursus, pp. of excurrere: see excurrent
See excursion in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Latin excursiō, excursiōn-
Origin: , from excursus
Origin: , past participle of excurrere, to run out
Origin: : ex-, ex-
Origin: + currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.
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