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excursion
used in War and Peace

2 uses
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Definition
a short journey taken for pleasure

or:

a digression from the main path of a journey
  • This little dog lived in their shed, sleeping beside Karataev at night; it sometimes made excursions into the town but always returned again.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (50% in)
  • In winter, except for business excursions, he spent most of his time at home making himself one with his family and entering into all the details of his children's relations with their mother.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (51% in)

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