itin·​er·​ary | \ ī-ˈti-nə-ˌrer-ē How to pronounce itinerary (audio) , ə-, chiefly British nonstandard -ˈti-nə-rē \
plural itineraries

Definition of itinerary

1 : the route of a journey or tour or the proposed outline of one
2 : a traveler's guidebook
3 : a travel diary

Examples of itinerary in a Sentence

Progresses could last for up to two months; they usually took place between July and October, and were carefully planned in advance, with the itinerary being set out in detailed tables … — Alison Weir, Henry VIII: The King and His Court, 2001 On the Sea Paradise itinerary are several exciting dives each week, including a thrilling, must-do dive with manta rays … — Greg Johnston, Rodale's Scuba Diving, December 1995 The ancient buildings and monuments of Luxor were high on the itinerary of the first modern tourists to the Levant … — Robert Fox, The Inner Sea, 1993 We planned a detailed itinerary. Our itinerary included stops at several famous cathedrals. I'll mail you a copy of my itinerary so you'll know where to reach me.
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Recent Examples on the Web The itinerary included New York’s Madison Square Garden, the Cajundome in Lafayette and the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. Keith Spera,, "Why no Lauren Daigle on 'New Year's Rockin' Eve? She wasn't offered the job," 15 Dec. 2020 Her disappearance prompted multiple search and rescue efforts that were complicated by the fact that Courtier didn’t have a cell phone and hadn’t left a trip itinerary. Sara M Moniuszko, USA TODAY, "Unexplained metal monolith discovered in remote area of Utah's Red Rock Country," 24 Nov. 2020 State Department officials also pushed back on the idea that the itinerary was designed to put Ankara on notice for its handling of religious-freedom issues. Jimmy Quinn, National Review, "Pompeo Takes Religious-Freedom Agenda to Istanbul," 17 Nov. 2020 These wines still fly somewhat under the radar, and with that comes shockingly reasonable price tags by California standards and by comparison to the other producers on this itinerary., "A tasting tour through astoundingly good Sonoma Pinot Noir," 20 Nov. 2020 Families and others traveling as a group can book seats together on the same itinerary. Tracy Rucinski Reuters, Star Tribune, "Delta will keep middle seats empty through March," 18 Nov. 2020 With a trip to play the Tennessee Titans on the itinerary, Nagy first had to reshuffle his offensive line after another wave of injuries. Dan Wiederer,, "Chicago Bears Week 9 storylines: Mitch Trubisky’s recovery prognosis, a quarterback change that worked and potential NFL playoff expansion," 7 Nov. 2020 Biden has organized very few multistate days on his public itinerary. Emily Larsen, Washington Examiner, "Whatever happened to Kamala Harris?," 25 Sep. 2020 Lauren DeCarlo, Traveler’s director of strategic projects, kicked things off with a short breakdown of the day’s itinerary, which included three 35-minute panels, each one led by a member of Traveler’s team. Betsy Blumenthal, Condé Nast Traveler, "At Points of View, Condé Nast Traveler’s Annual Travel Summit, the Only Direction Is Forward," 4 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of itinerary

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for itinerary

see itinerant

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The first known use of itinerary was in the 15th century

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13 Jan 2021

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“Itinerary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of itinerary

: the places you go to or plan to go to on a journey also : a document in which the places you will be going to are listed

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