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excursion
used in Persuasion

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Definition
a short journey taken for pleasure

or:

a digression from the main path of a journey
  • He had not been known to them as a boy; but soon after Lady Elliot's death, Sir Walter had sought the acquaintance, and though his overtures had not been met with any warmth, he had persevered in seeking it, making allowance for the modest drawing-back of youth; and, in one of their spring excursions to London, when Elizabeth was in her first bloom, Mr Elliot had been forced into the introduction.
    Chapter 1 (63% in)

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