Associations to the word «Expedition»


EXPEDITION, noun. (obsolete) To act of expediting something; prompt execution.
EXPEDITION, noun. A military journey; an enterprise against some enemy or into enemy territory.
EXPEDITION, noun. (now rare) The quality of being expedite; speed, quickness.
EXPEDITION, noun. An important enterprise, implying a change of place; especially, a warlike enterprise; a march or a voyage with martial intentions; an excursion by a body of persons for a valuable end; as, a military, naval, exploring, or scientific expedition.
EXPEDITION, noun. The body of persons making such excursion.

Dictionary definition

EXPEDITION, noun. A military campaign designed to achieve a specific objective in a foreign country.
EXPEDITION, noun. An organized group of people undertaking a journey for a particular purpose; "an expedition was sent to explore Mars".
EXPEDITION, noun. A journey organized for a particular purpose.
EXPEDITION, noun. A journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious sashays into the field".
EXPEDITION, noun. The property of being prompt and efficient; "it was done with dispatch".

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