An example of an expedition is when Lewis and Clark went to explore newly acquired land in America.
An expedition against the enemy stronghold; a scientific expedition to the South Pole.
He presently exerted his utmost agility, and with surprizing expedition ascended the hill.
Other Word Forms
Origin of expedition
- Middle English expedicioun military campaign from Old French expedition from Latin expedītiō expedītiōn- from expedītus past participle of expedīre to make ready expedite
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition