journey

Definitions

  • "Gone five days' journey." Abnaki
    "Gone five days' journey." Abnaki
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v journey undertake a journey or trip
    • v journey travel upon or across "travel the oceans"
    • n journey the act of traveling from one place to another
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Additional illustrations & photos:

RED RIDING HOOD PREPARING FOR HER JOURNEY RED RIDING HOOD PREPARING FOR HER JOURNEY
They lost every book they had, owin' to a axident on their journey They lost every book they had, owin' to a axident on their journey
REBEKAH JOURNEYING TO ISAAC REBEKAH JOURNEYING TO ISAAC
A downward journey A downward journey
Franklin's Journey from New York to Philadelphia Franklin's Journey from New York to Philadelphia
DR. LIVINGSTONE NEAR THE CLOSE OF HIS LAST JOURNEY DR. LIVINGSTONE NEAR THE CLOSE OF HIS LAST JOURNEY
Text: JOURNEYS TO BAGDAD Text: JOURNEYS TO BAGDAD

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan once wore a Nazi uniform while acting in a film during his Hollywood days. The name of the movie was "Desperate Journey," which was filmed in 1942
    • Journey A passage through life, or a passage through any significant experience, or from one state to another. "We must all have the same journey's end."
    • Journey The distance that is traveled in a journey{2}, or the time taken to complete a journey{2}; as, it's a two-day journey from the oasis into Cairo by camel; from Mecca to Samarkand is quite a journey .
    • Journey The travel or work of a day. "We have yet large day, for scarce the sun
      Hath finished half his journey ."
    • v. i Journey To travel from place to place; to go from home to a distance. "Abram journeyed , going on still toward the south."
    • v. t Journey To traverse; to travel over or through. "I journeyed many a land."
    • Journey Travel or passage from one place to another, especially one covering a large distance or taking a long time. "The good man . . . is gone a long journey ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Neil Shoen, the guitarist from Journey got his start playing in San Francisco with Santana.
    • n journey A day's work, occupation, or travel; a day of battle or of toil of any kind; hence, labor; work; service; task; trouble.
    • n journey A course of travel or transit, as from one place to another, or indefinitely from point to point in space or time: as, a journey; from London to Paris or to Rome; a week's journey; the journey of life.
    • n journey In glass-making, a single cycle or round of work, in which the raw materials are converted into glass, and the glass is withdrawn from the pots in which it has been melted; the time employed in converting a certain quantity of material into glass.
    • n journey The weight of finished coins delivered simultaneously to the master of the British mint. This journey or journey-weight, on which the trial of the pyx depends, is understood to be what could be completed in a day when the operations of coining were done by hand. Its amount is 15 pounds troy of gold (coined into 701 sovereigns, or 1,402 half-sovereigns) or 60 pounds troy of silver.
    • journey To make a journey; travel; go from place to place.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel was Anna Edson Taylor. She made the journey on October 24, 1901, and escaped unhurt.
    • n Journey jur′ni any travel: tour: excursion: the weight of finished coins delivered at one time to the Master of the Mint—also Jour′ney-weight
    • v.i Journey to travel:—pr.p. jour′neying; pa.p. jour′neyed (-nid)
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Quotations

  • Chinese Proverb
    Chinese Proverb
    “The journey is the reward.”
  • Chinese Proverb
    Chinese Proverb
    “The journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
  • Matt Biondi
    Matt Biondi
    “Enjoy the journey, enjoy ever moment, and quit worrying about winning and losing.”
  • Nelson Demille
    Nelson Demille
    “We're all pilgrims on the same journey-but some pilgrims have better road maps.”
  • Princess of Wales Diana
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    “Life is just a journey”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. jornee, journee, prop., a day's journey, OF. jornée, jurnée, a day, a day's work of journey, F. journée, fr. OF. jorn, jurn, jor, a day, F. jour, fr. L. diurnus,. See Journal
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. journéejour, a day—L. diurnus.

Usage

In literature:

Bill Bronson found that he had the usual number of difficulties to contend with, when arranging for the journey.
"The Snowshoe Trail" by Edison Marshall
When spring opened the adventurers resumed their journey into the unknown.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
Henceforth the journey to the Blackfoot country was to be made by land.
"Deerfoot in The Mountains" by Edward S. Ellis
We remained in Stockholm a week, engaged in making preparations for our journey to the North.
"Northern Travel" by Bayard Taylor
Jack pursued his journey.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
Our journey will lie altogether on the eastern side of that great chain.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
Where could I get the money to pay my journey?
"A German Pompadour" by Marie Hay
He journeyed on and journeyed on a short way and a long way, and then he met an old man with a grey beard that hung down far below his belt.
"Tales of Folk and Fairies" by Katharine Pyle
Nor had he been their sole companion on their journey through the desert.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
He was quite sorry when the journey came to an end at the house of Ivan Petrovytch.
"Condemned as a Nihilist" by George Alfred Henty
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In poetry:

When Mazarvan the Magician
Journeyed westward through Cathay,
Nothing heard he but the praises
Of Badoura on his way.
"Vox Populi. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Third)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When He rides upon the cloud,
When He journeys with the sun,
Speaks among the billows loud—
Saw ye not the Almighty One?
"Hymn: Have ye never heard His voice?" by John Bowring
Now, journeying westward, evermore
We know the lonely Spouse
By the dear mark her Saviour bore
Traced on her patient brows.
"Gunpowder Treason" by John Keble
'Tis to take a journey afar,
In a cold and murky night,
Thro' paths unknown, where moon or star
Ne'er shed a smile of light.
"Death" by John Bowring
Children of the heavenly King!
As ye journey, sweetly sing:
Sing your Maker's worthy praise,
Glorious in his works and ways!
"Children of the heavenly King!" by John Cennick
No! while we journey on our way,
We'll smile on every lovely thing;
And ever, as they pass away,
To memory and hope we'll cling.
"Views Of Life" by Anne Bronte

In news:

A civilized journey at a moderate price.
Ryan's clandestine journey to Romney's ticket went from 'surreal to real'.
Clem Snide's Take On Journey's Faithfully.
A Nonfiction Journey to a More Peaceful World.
Coloradan makes journey from fullback to opera.
Bicycle Journey to Long Beach.
This season, espnW will take a journey across America, bringing you an in-depth look at 16 women's college basketball programs -- our Sweet 16.
Commitment Is A Lifetime Journey.
She began her journey in news as a production assistant at WPXI in Pittsburgh, PA.
A Harley's tsunami journey from Japan to Canada now a memorial.
Follow the journey of the 20-year-old light middleweight (8-0, 5KOs) as he prepares for his ninth professional fight, which takes place in Atlantic City on July 27.
': Eugene O'Neill's comedic counterpart to 'Long Day's Journey' stages at HART.
It is about the journey, the back story, and how that elevates the achievement.
Thriving career in board games has been 'a journey.
One car's journey from curb to crusher .
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In science:

The journey to “the limits” of isospin, angular momentum, and mass and charge is a quest for new and unexpected phenomena which await us in uncharted territories.
Mean-Field and Pairing Properties of Exotic Nuclei: Exploring the Nuclear Landscape
We are only at the beginning of this most exciting journey.
Mean-Field and Pairing Properties of Exotic Nuclei: Exploring the Nuclear Landscape
We stress though that reviews such as this act only as staging posts along the road; there is still a challenging and no doubt fascinating journey ahead.
Reaction models to probe the structure of light exotic nuclei
This idea of quantization of classical ob ject or notion is obviously limited, though it gives us an useful guide of our journey toward genuine quantum world, if we take educated steps with constant renormalization of our viewpoints - namely by pursuing clues left out from quantum world.
Flat family of QFTs and quantization of d-algebras
Only in ”the” end, if any, of such journey we may have proper definition of what it meant to be Quantum.
Flat family of QFTs and quantization of d-algebras
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