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Definition of "voyage" []

  • A long journey to a foreign or distant place, especially by sea. (noun)
  • The events of a journey of exploration or discovery considered as material for a narrative. Often used in the plural. (noun)
  • Such a narrative. (noun)
  • To make a voyage. (verb-intransitive)
  • To sail across; traverse: voyaged the western ocean. (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 "voyage" in a sentence
  • "_A letter addressed to the Town Council of Seville by Dr. Chanca, a native of that city, and physician to the fleet of Columbus, on his second voyage to the Indies, describing the principal events which occurred during that voyage_"
  • "But don't think the voyage is as important, maybe a little bit but not as of now."
  • "Kuper said the voyage is a "symbolic statement" intended to show that not all Jews support Israeli policies toward Palestinians and to underscore what he called Israel's "illegal, unnecessary and inhumane" blockade of Gaza."