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safari

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noun sa·fa·ri \sə-ˈfär-ē, -ˈfa-rē\

Simple Definition of safari

  • : a journey to see or hunt animals especially in Africa

Full Definition of safari

  1. 1 :  the caravan and equipment of a hunting expedition especially in eastern Africa; also :  such a hunting expedition

  2. 2 :  journey, expedition <an arctic safari>

safari intransitive verb

Examples of safari

  1. He went on a safari in Africa last year.

  2. a group of hunters on safari



Origin of safari

Swahili, journey, from Arabic safarī of a journey


First Known Use: 1868

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SAFARI Defined for Kids

safari

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noun sa·fa·ri \sə-ˈfär-ē\

Definition of safari

  1. :  a trip to see or hunt animals especially in Africa




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