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Definition of "journey" []

  • The act of traveling from one place to another; a trip. (noun)
  • A distance to be traveled or the time required for a trip: a 2,000-mile journey to the Pacific; the three-day journey home. (noun)
  • A process or course likened to traveling; a passage: the journey of life. (noun)
  • To make a journey; travel. (verb-intransitive)
  • To travel over or through. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "journey" in a sentence
  • "From Amsterdam: The train journey is approximately 3 hours."
  • "From Rotterdam to Delft, all the way by the canal, allowing for the détour via Schiedam, is less than twenty kilometres, and the journey is short for any sort of an automobile that will go beyond a snail's pace."
  • "This journey is as much about Lillian becoming alive again, and becoming an"