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 Meanings and Examples of EXPEDITION
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expedition
 n.  journey organized for a particular purpose
Classic Sentence: (66 in 5 pages)
1  It was about the hour of noon, therefore, when De Bracy, for whose advantage the expedition had been first planned, appeared to prosecute his views upon the hand and possessions of the Lady Rowena.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  Thus exhorted, Cedric sallied forth upon his expedition; and it was not long ere he had occasion to try the force of that spell which his Jester had recommended as omnipotent.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
3  This frightened Oliver very much, and made him glad to get out of those villages with all possible expedition.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
4  Oliver got through it with extraordinary expedition.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
5  And now, for the first time, Oliver, well-nigh mad with grief and terror, saw that housebreaking and robbery, if not murder, were the objects of the expedition.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
6  In a short time Oliver was sufficiently recovered to undergo the fatigue of this expedition.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
7  Persuaded, in part, by these representations, but overborne in a much greater degree by his fear of Fagin, Mr. Bolter at length consented, with a very bad grace, to undertake the expedition.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
8  The heat of the day had scarcely declined as yet, and she went along the sunny hills at a leisurely pace, there being ample time for her idle expedition.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
9  My friend insisted upon my accompanying them in their expedition, which I was eager enough to do, for my curiosity and sympathy were deeply stirred by the story to which we had listened.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET
10  Now, all these rooms are unfurnished and unoccupied so that his expedition became more mysterious than ever.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
11  In five minutes we were outside the door, starting upon our expedition.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
12  A strange thing for a man to carry with him upon a rough expedition, especially as it would not shut in his pocket.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
13  It is possible that I may have to ask your company and assistance upon a small expedition which will have be undertaken to-night, if my chain of reasoning should prove to be correct.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SIX NAPOLEONS
14  I have just returned from a small scouting expedition, and everything is favourable.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE MISSING THREE-QUARTER
15  This expedition has been the favourite dream of my early years.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Letter 1
Example Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  A new Danish expedition is again excavating the site in annual summer digs.
2  Concern is mounting over the fate of the lost expedition.
3  The object of their expedition was to discover the source of the River Nile.
4  His lecture was illustrated with slides taken during the expedition.
5  Finally, the great expedition set off for the long journey to the Holy Land.
6  I think we've chosen the right person to lead the expedition.
7  They were kept in suspense about their possibility of joining the expedition for several weeks.
8  Amundsen's expedition was the first to reach the South Pole.
9  In response, Charles VI sent a punitive expedition to Brittany, raping and killing the populace.
10  He was always modest about his role in the Everest expedition.
11  They encountered serious problems when two members of the expedition were injured.
12  The scientists will go on an expedition to the South Pole.
13  My last bus ride on the Latin American expedition was already the beginning of a return to familiar locations.
14  Looking out at the trackless, barren desert, Indiana Jones feared that his search for the missing expedition would prove fruitless.
15  Although the ostensible purpose of this expedition is to discover new lands, we are really interested in finding new markets for our products.