from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A group excursion for the purpose of firsthand observation, as to a museum, the woods, or a historic place.

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  • n. A trip into the field.
  • n. An educational trip.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a group excursion (to a museum or the woods or some historic place) for firsthand examination


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