Examples of expedition in a Sentence
a scientific expedition to Antarctica
an avid mountain climber, always on an expedition to some far-off corner of the world
Recent Examples of expedition from the Web
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Allen has used the vessel in expeditions that led to the discovery of several historic warships and artifacts.
Thanks to the six Apollo landing expeditions, 2,200 separate samples made it back to Earth, snagged from six different exploration sites on the moon.
That explains projects like Utah’s Mars Desert Research Station, a faux-Martian habitat for long-duration fieldwork for a hypothetical, future Martian expedition.
Theirs is the 12th expedition to Area X, previous ones having ended in horror: the second team committed mass suicide, the third split into factions and killed one another, and the members of the 11th all died of cancer after returning home.
The highlight of our week was a whale-watching expedition on day two: Being surrounded by swimming seals and spotting minke whales in the distance felt far away from jostling other New Yorkers on the subway.
My favorite story by Ursula K. Le Guin purports to be a journal of an all-female expedition to Antarctica, a venture mounted in 1909-10, after Scott’s failure to return from the South Pole and before Amundsen’s success.
While the budget plan said it places renewed support on returning humans to the moon, followed by human expeditions to Mars and elsewhere, no precise timeline and few details are provided.
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First Known Use of expedition
Synonym Discussion of expedition
- marry in haste
- in the hurry of departure she forgot her toothbrush
- exercises to increase your reading speed
- the case came to trial with expedition
- paid bills with dispatch
EXPEDITION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of expedition for English Language Learners
: a journey especially by a group of people for a specific purpose (such as to explore a distant place or to do research)
: a group of people who travel together to a distant place : a group of people who go on an expedition
EXPEDITION Defined for Kids
Definition of expedition for Students
- a scientific expedition
Word Root of expedition
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