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expedition

noun
     
ex‧pe‧di‧tion
1 [countable] a long and carefully organized journey, especially to a dangerous or unfamiliar place, or the people that make this journey:
an expedition to the North Pole
another Everest expedition
on an expedition
He went on an expedition to Borneo.
2 [countable] a short journey, usually made for a particular purpose [= trip]:
a shopping expedition
a fishing expedition

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