Definition of safari in English:


Line breaks: sa¦fari
Pronunciation: /səˈfɑːri

noun (plural safaris)

An expedition to observe or hunt animals in their natural habitat, especially in East Africa: one week on safari
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  • Aside from numerous scuba diving opportunities, camel expeditions, jeep safaris, and mountain treks, silk route boat trips are available.
  • Beneath the trees, the vegetation is sparse - an ideal habitat for walking safaris.
  • The endangered Arabian oryx has been reintroduced to the fenced park here, and a team of rangers takes guests on dawn nature walks, horse-riding safaris and sunset camel rides.


late 19th century: from Kiswahili, from Arabic safara 'to travel'.

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