expeditionary

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adjective ex·pe·di·tion·ary \ˌek-spə-ˈdi-shə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of expeditionary

  1. :  of, relating to, or being an expedition; also :  sent on military service abroad <an expeditionary force>

1817

First Known Use of expeditionary

1817


EXPEDITIONARY Defined for English Language Learners

expeditionary

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adjective ex·pe·di·tion·ary \ˌek-spə-ˈdi-shə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of expeditionary for English Language Learners

  • : relating to an expedition

  • : sent to fight in a foreign country


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