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bon voyage

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noun bon voy·age \ˌbōⁿ-ˌvȯi-ˈäzh, ˌbän-; ˌbōⁿ-ˌvwī-ˈäzh, -ˌvwä-ˈyäzh\

Definition of bon voyage

  1. :  farewell —often used interjectionally



Examples of bon voyage in a sentence

  1. The crowd waved bon voyage as the ship left the dock.

  2. <everyone said their bon voyages as the happy couple left on a cruise for their honeymoon>



Origin and Etymology of bon voyage

French, literally, good journey!


First Known Use: 15th century


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