The definition of an expedition is a journey that is taken to accomplish a specific goal, or the people who go on the journey.(noun)
An example of an expedition is when Lewis and Clark went to explore newly acquired land in America.
See expedition in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME expedicioun < OFr expedition < L expeditio < pp. of expedire: see expedite
See expedition in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English expedicioun, military campaign
Origin: , from Old French expedition
Origin: , from Latin expedītiō, expedītiōn-
Origin: , from expedītus
Origin: , past participle of expedīre, to make ready; see expedite.
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