EXCURSION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXCURSION
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excursion
 n.  trip; usually short journey made for pleasure
Classic Sentence: (29 in 2 pages)
1  The next day was as fine as its predecessor: it was devoted by the party to an excursion to some site in the neighbourhood.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  And then, to my great relief, Mr. Henry Lynn summoned them to the other side of the room, to settle some point about the deferred excursion to Hay Common.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  I thought you were for flying off on some excursion.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
4  She gave a faithful account of her excursion and its consequences; and my master, though he cast more than one reproachful look at me, said nothing till she had concluded.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
5  We deferred our excursion till the afternoon; a golden afternoon of August: every breath from the hills so full of life, that it seemed whoever respired it, though dying, might revive.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  Wuthering Heights was the goal of my proposed excursion.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
7  But her love was somehow only an excursion from her marriage with Clifford; the long, slow habit of intimacy, formed through years of suffering and patience.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
8  But the point of an excursion is that you come home again.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
9  Sir Henry had numerous papers to examine after breakfast, so that the time was propitious for my excursion.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
10  It was an excursion of some miles across the moor to a place which is so dismal that it might have suggested the story.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
11  Such an excursion could not be kept secret.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
12  Franz then related to his friend the history of his excursion to the Island of Monte Cristo and of his finding a party of smugglers there, and the two Corsican bandits with them.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 38. The Compact.
13  Let us leave the banker driving his horses at their fullest speed, and follow Madame Danglars in her morning excursion.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney.
14  The weather was magnificent, and the excursion a treat.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 113. The Past.
15  When I was about five years old, while making an excursion beyond the frontiers of Italy, they passed a week on the shores of the Lake of Como.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence:
1  It was devoted by the party to an excursion to some site in the neighbourhood.
2  It was devoted by the party to an excursion to some site in the neighborhood.
3  NASA rang in 2019 in stellar style by celebrating a successful excursion to the most distant world ever explored - some billion miles beyond Pluto.