Definition of safari in English:

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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'.

Words that rhyme with safari

askari, Bari, Cagliari, calamari, Campari, charivari, curare, Ferrari, Harare, Kalahari, Mari, Mata Hari, Qatari, Rastafari, sari, Scutari, shikari, sparry, starry, Stradivari, tamari, terramare, Vasari, Zanzibari

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