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bon voyage

[bon voi-ahzh; French bawn vwa-yazh] /ˌbɒn vɔɪˈɑʒ; French bɔ̃ vwaˈyaʒ/
interjection
1.
(have a) pleasant trip.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; < French: literally, good journey. See boon2, voyage
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Examples from the web for bon voyage
  • Friends of the tourists can wish them bon voyage and leave packages at po lice headquarters during to-day and to-mor row.
  • Sending a bon voyage basket to someone who is going on a cruise is a thoughtful way to send them off in style.
British Dictionary definitions for bon voyage

bon voyage

/French bɔ̃ vwajaʒ/
sentence substitute
1.
a phrase used to wish a traveller a pleasant journey
Word Origin
French, literally: good journey
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Word Origin and History for bon voyage

1670s, French, "pleasant journey," from bon "good," (see bon) + voyage (see voyage (n.)).

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