excursioning

[ ik-skur-zhuh n, -shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF excursioning

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They had been excursioning in Germany, had come down the Rhine, and had spent a week in Brussels.

We had then, and more than once afterward, good times together, excursioning among the Swiss Alps.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, "a deviation in argument," also "a military sally," from Latin excursionem (nominative excursio) "a running forth, sally, excursion, expedition," noun of action from past participle stem of excurrere "run out, run forth, hasten," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + currere "to run" (see current (adj.)). Sense of "journey" recorded in English by 1660s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXCURSIONING

touring

adjectivetraveling
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