Definition for EX-CUR'SION

EX-CUR'SION, n. [L. excursio, excurso, from cursus, from curro, to run.]

  1. A rambling; a deviating from a stated or settled path. She in low numbers short excursions tries. Pope.
  2. Progression beyond fixed limits; as, the excursions of the seasons into the extremes of heat and cold. Arbuthnot.
  3. Digression; a wandering from a subject or main design. Atterbury.
  4. An expedition or journey into a distant part; any rambling from a point or place, and return to the same point or place.

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