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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·cur·sion /ɪkˈskɝʒən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·cur·sion /ɪkˈskɝʒən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 1. A running or going out or forth; an expedition; a sally.
    Far on excursion toward the gates of hell.   --Milton.
    They would make excursions and waste the country.   --Holland.
 2. A journey chiefly for recreation; a pleasure trip; a brief tour; as, an excursion into the country.
 3. A wandering from a subject; digression.
    I am not in a scribbling mood, and shall therefore make no excursions.   --Cowper.
 4. Mach. Length of stroke, as of a piston; stroke. [An awkward use of the word.]
 Syn: -- Journey; tour; ramble; jaunt. See Journey.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to the
           shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after cautious
           sashays into the field" [syn: jaunt, outing, junket,
            pleasure trip, expedition, sashay]
      2: wandering from the main path of a journey [syn: digression]