Meaning of EXCURSION in English
ex ‧ cur ‧ sion /ɪkˈskɜːʃ ə n $ ɪkˈskɜːrʒ ə n/ BrE AmE noun [countable]
[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Language: Latin ; Origin: excursio , from excurrere 'to run out' ]
1 . a short journey arranged so that a group of people can visit a place, especially while they are on holiday
Included in the tour is an excursion to the Grand Canyon.
on an excursion
We went on an excursion to the Pyramids.
2 . a short journey made for a particular purpose SYN trip :
a shopping excursion
3 . excursion into something formal an attempt to experience or learn about something that is new to you:
the company’s excursion into new markets
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012