June 8, 2013 - Word of the Day
A journey is a long trip, a long period of time, or both. This word is often used as a noun:
- The journey to the United States is long and difficult for many people who immigrate.
- A journey to Mars and back would take over a year to complete.
- The children went to a summer camp a few hours away and for only a week, but for them it seemed like a great journey.
- How long was the journey?
- I'd love to take a long journey through China someday.
- Let's go on a long journey somewhere!
- Life is a journey, regardless of how far you travel.
You can also use "journey" as a verb:
- The travelers who journeyed through Australia had many interesting stories to tell.
- The hikers plan to journey through several mountainous areas.
- We journeyed down the Mississippi on a riverboat.
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