American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A long journey to a foreign or distant place, especially by sea.
- n. The events of a journey of exploration or discovery considered as material for a narrative. Often used in the plural.
- n. Such a narrative.
- v. To make a voyage.
- v. To sail across; traverse: voyaged the western ocean.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Formerly, a passage or journey by land or by sea; now only a journey or passage by sea or water from one place, port, or country to another, especially a passing or journey by water to a distant place or country: as, a voyage to India.
- n. plural A book of voyages: used like travels.
- n. The practice of traveling.
- n. A way or course taken; an attempt or undertaking; an enterprise; an expedition.
- n. = Syn. 1. Trip, Excursion, etc. (see journey), cruise, sail.
- To take a journey or voyage; especially, to sail or pass by water.
- To travel; pass over; traverse.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Formerly, a passage either by sea or land; a journey, in general; but not chiefly limited to a passing by sea or water from one place, port, or country, to another; especially, a passing or journey by water to a distant place or country.
- n. obsolete The act or practice of traveling.
- n. obsolete Course; way.
- v. To take a voyage; especially, to sail or pass by water.
- v. To travel; to pass over; to traverse.
- n. an act of traveling by water
- n. a journey to some distant place
- v. travel on water propelled by wind or by other means
- Middle English viage, from Anglo-Norman viage, from Old French voiage, from Latin viaticum. The modern spelling is under the influence of Modern French voyage. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old French veyage, from Late Latin viāticum, a journey, from Latin, provisions for a journey, from neuter of viāticus, of a journey, from via, road. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“_A letter addressed to the Town Council of Seville by Dr. Chanca, a native of that city, and physician to the fleet of Columbus, on his second voyage to the Indies, describing the principal events which occurred during that voyage_”
“But don't think the voyage is as important, maybe a little bit but not as of now.”
“Kuper said the voyage is a "symbolic statement" intended to show that not all Jews support Israeli policies toward Palestinians and to underscore what he called Israel's "illegal, unnecessary and inhumane" blockade of Gaza.”
“The crux of the voyage is a turn from inward focus to an outward sense of adventure.”
“I don't really think they are very deadly, and I know our extemporized fuses are slower than our voyage is at the present time; but nevertheless the bombs have served the purpose, as you shall see.”
“A long sea voyage is the worst possible preparation for long and fatiguing marches.”
“From this moment the prosperity of our voyage is assured.”
“I might have been provoked to one great execration by what I hear from Bristol, if I had not hex brought up all my bile upon the voyage & remained pigeon-livered ever since. a sea voyage is the best way in the world to learn Xtian meekness. the gall comes out by mouthfuls & you have not bitterness enough left to be angry with a rascal”
“The total number of African deaths directly attributable to the Middle Passage voyage is estimated at up to two million; a broader look at African deaths directly attributable to the institution of slavery from 1500 to 1900 suggests up to four million African deaths.”
“And she sailed with us on the long vain voyage to the South Seas and back again, and, steward, on my honour, I grew quite fond of the dear maid myself.”
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