|Origin:||excursio, from excurrere 'to run out'|
a short journey arranged so that a group of people can visit a place, especially while they are on holiday
Included in the tour is an excursion to the Grand Canyon.
on an excursion
We went on an excursion to the Pyramids.
a short journey made for a particular purpose [= trip]:
a shopping excursion
an attempt to experience or learn about something that is new to you:
the company's excursion into new markets