from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A lengthy, appended exposition of a topic or point.
- noun A digression.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A digression; an excursion.
- noun A dissertation inserted in a work, as an edition of a classic, to elucidate some obscure or important point of the text.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A dissertation or digression appended to a work, and containing a more extended exposition of some important point or topic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A fuller treatment (in a separate section) of a particular part of the text of a book, especially a
- noun A narrative
digression, especially to discuss a particular issue.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a message that departs from the main subject
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Latin, from past participle of excurrere, to run out; see excursion.]
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From Latin excursus ‘excursion’.
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