Safari meaning

sə-färē
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Safari is defined as a sightseeing journey or hunting expedition, especially in Africa.

An example of a safari is a tour through Africa to view the elephants and lions.

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An overland expedition, especially one for hunting or exploring in eastern Africa.
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A journey or hunting expedition, esp. in E Africa.
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The definition of safari is of a style of clothing that is worn on expeditions or hunting trips, especially through Africa.

An example of safari used as an adjective is in the phrase "safari pants," which mean the style of pants that one would wear on a tour through the African jungles.

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The caravan of such an expedition.
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A journey or trip.

A sightseeing safari.

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Designating or of a style of clothing like that worn on safaris, esp. a belted jacket with pairs of pleated pockets above and below the belt.
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The Web browser that comes with the Max OS X operating system and iPhone. Safari is noted for its fast download speed and many built-in features including the Google search bar and popup blocker. In 2007, Safari was introduced for Windows users but discontinued in 2012. See Mac OS X.
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A trip into any undeveloped area to see, photograph or hunt wild animals in their own environment.
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(intransitive) To take part in a safari.
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Origin of safari

  • Arabic safarīya safari, journey from safar journey špr in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Swahili safari, from Arabic سفر (safara, “travel").

    From Wiktionary