from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a description of an area, territory
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A progress through or around; especially, a formal progress, or a journey in state; a traveling through anything.
From Ancient Greek περιήγησις (periēgēsis, "showing around"), from περί (peri, "around"), from ἡγέομαι (ēgeomai, "I lead"). (Wiktionary)