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  • n. Plural form of expedition.


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  • So he started holding what he called expeditions in areas across the country and he's held, I think, over 500 expeditions so far.

    Talking with Former Health Insurance Executive Wendell Potter

  • The first of a number of expeditions is expected to get underway in late 2007, with Osprey Reef off the coast of far north Queensland and the outer slope of the Great Barrier Reef tipped to be the first areas to be explored.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Our one astronaut, 10% of c mission approximates well to an unmanned flight, but what about longer-term expeditions?

    2007 December 02 « Whatever

  • Nikki and I are notoriously difficult to persuade to join expeditions like this (we'd much prefer a plane to overland travel), but we both agreed to come along, have some fun or die trying.

    Archive 2004-04-01

  • But the dangers of a zero-tolerance society, where there's broad authority to engage in suspicionless fishing expeditions, is one that America has experienced before — most notably in the Nixon Era, when Nixon scoured the tax returns of Vietnam protestors.

    The Softer Side of Ashcroft

  • He started to move about, and when the weather was good he joined some of the other snakes in short expeditions in search of mice and small birds.


  • So once again expeditions set forth to visit the Indians and gather more from them.

    This Country of Ours: The Story of the United States

  • As for mountain expeditions, they have come to an end for me, my dear Arthur.

    Further Records, 1848-1883: A Series of Letters

  • Care, caution and uniform success, elicited the praise of his employers, and induced them to give him frequent employment in expeditions of this kind.

    Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • It follows much of the old approach route followed by Everest expeditions from the 1950’s through the 70’s.

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