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voyage

[voi-ij]
noun
1.
a course of travel or passage, especially a long journey by water to a distant place.
2.
a passage through air or space, as a flight in an airplane or space vehicle.
3.
a journey or expedition from one place to another by land.
4.
Often, voyages. journeys or travels as the subject of a written account, or the account itself: the voyages of Marco Polo.
5.
Obsolete. an enterprise or undertaking.
verb (used without object), voyaged, voyaging.
6.
to make or take a voyage; travel; journey.
verb (used with object), voyaged, voyaging.
7.
to traverse by a voyage: to voyage the seven seas.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English ve(i)age, viage, voyage < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin viāticum travel-money; see viaticum

voyager, noun
outvoyage, verb (used with object), outvoyaged, outvoyaging.
revoyage, noun, verb, revoyaged, revoyaging.
unvoyaging, adjective

voyager, voyageur.


1. cruise. See trip1.
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voyage (ˈvɔɪɪdʒ)
 
n
1.  a journey, travel, or passage, esp one to a distant land or by sea or air
2.  obsolete an ambitious project
 
vb
3.  to travel over or traverse (something): we will voyage to Africa
 
[C13: from Old French veiage, from Latin viāticum provision for travelling, from viāticus concerning a journey, from via a way]
 
'voyager
 
n

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voyage
c.1300, from O.Fr. veiage "travel, journey," from L.L. viaticum "a journey" (in classical L. "provisions for a journey"), noun use of neut. of viaticus "of or for a journey," from via "road, journey, travel." The verb is first attested 1477.
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