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
Put simply, there is no explanation for Jon's inability to think this entire expedition through to its logical conclusion: certain death.
Harbaugh’s Roman expedition cost in excess of $800,000 (between $5,000 and $6,000 per person), but an anonymous donor—who did not cap their donation—footed the bill.
Harsh weather, thick ice and treacherous shallows forced many expeditions to turn back.
Nowadays, the wreck is more familiar, as countless expeditions have visited the ship since its discovery.
That hilltop spot above Mission Valley is where Gaspar de Portolá’s expedition camped in May 1769.
In other words, any camping, backpacking, or hiking expeditions would readily qualify as friluftsliv.
This was one of many Ouranosaurus specimens discovered over several French, Italian, and collaborative expeditions since the 60s.
But as confirmed by Taquet and an unpublished field map from the expedition, the Venice Ouranosaurus contains at least part of what paleontologists call a paratype –
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First Known Use of expedition
Synonymsjourney, passage, peregrination, travel (s), trek, trip
Related Wordscommutation, commute, errand, excursion, flight, hop, jaunt, junket, outing, sally, sortie, tour; cruise, sail, voyage; drive, ride, spin; grand tour, odyssey, pilgrimage, progress, quest, safari; hike, slog, tramp, walk, walkabout
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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