Definition of voyage in English:
- Long distance travel, voyages and journeys that take us to an unfamiliar environment.
- Traveling by steamships, voyages lasted anywhere between seven days to a month.
- The island is much the same way as it was when James Cook sailed by on his way home from his voyage of discovery in 1770.
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- We elected not to fly back to the UK - instead, we voyaged up the African coast and through the Suez Canal by Polish cargo ship.
- It was a central paradox of Arbus's strongest years, however, that the pursuit of the authentic did not necessarily voyage toward sanity.
- However much a skipper may gripe, maintenance is as much a part of boating as voyaging itself - and (if the truth be told) as enjoyable.
- The Queen Mary 2 is definitely a luxuriant vessel upon which to voyage the Atlantic ocean.
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- Visitors can learn about the volcanic birth of the Hawaiian Islands and the adventures of the early Polynesian voyagers, European explorers and whalers.
- The adventurer and businessman was one of 705 people who survived the disaster in 1912, after the Titanic hit an iceberg and sank, killing 1,500 voyagers.
- After some delays and disputes, the voyagers regrouped at Plymouth aboard the 180-ton Mayflower.
Middle English (as a noun denoting a journey): from Old French voiage, from Latin viaticum 'provisions for a journey' (in late Latin 'journey').
Voyage was first used for a journey by sea or by land. It is from Old French voiage, from Latin viaticum initially meaning ‘provisions for a journey’ and, in late Latin, ‘journey’.
Words that rhyme with voyagebuoyage
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