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excursion
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
a short journey taken for pleasure

or:

a digression from the main path of a journey
  • When I came back from the East last autumn I felt that I wanted the world to be in uniform and at a sort of moral attention forever; I wanted no more riotous excursions with privileged glimpses into the human heart.
    p. 2.5
excursions = side trips taken for pleasure
There are no more uses of "excursion" in The Great Gatsby.

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