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 for journey
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Journey \Jour"ney\, n.; pl. Journeys. [OE. jornee, journee,
     prop., a day's journey, OF. jorn['e]e, jurn['e]e, a day, a
     day's work of journey, F. journ['e]e, fr. OF. jorn, jurn, jor
     a day, F. jour, fr. L. diurnus. See Journal.]
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     1. The travel or work of a day. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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              We have yet large day, for scarce the sun
              Hath finished half his journey.       --Milton.
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     2. Travel or passage from one place to another, especially
        one covering a large distance or taking a long time.
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              The good man . . . is gone a long journey. --Prov.
                                                    vii. 19.
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     3. Hence: [figurative], A passage through life, or a passage
        through any significant experience, or from one state to
        another.
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              We must all have the same journey's end. --Bp.
                                                    Stillingfleet.
  
     4. 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.
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     Syn: Tour; excursion; trip; expedition; pilgrimage; jaunt.
  
     Usage: Journey, Tour, Excursion, Pilgrimage. The word
            journey suggests the idea of a somewhat prolonged
            traveling for a specific object, leading a person to
            pass directly from one point to another. In a tour, we
            take a roundabout course from place to place, more
            commonly for pleasure, though sometimes on business.
            An excursion is usually a brief tour or trip for
            pleasure, health, etc. In a pilgrimage we travel to a
            place hallowed by our religions affections, or by some
            train of sacred or tender associations. A journey on
            important business; the tour of Europe; an excursion
            to the lakes; a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Journey \Jour"ney\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Journeyed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Journeying.]
     To travel from place to place; to go from home to a distance.
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           Abram journeyed, going on still toward the south.
                                                    --Gen. xii. 9.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Journey \Jour"ney\, v. t.
     To traverse; to travel over or through. [R.] "I journeyed
     many a land." --Sir W. Scott.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  journey
      n 1: the act of traveling from one place to another [syn:
           journey, journeying]
      v 1: undertake a journey or trip [syn: travel, journey]
      2: travel upon or across; "travel the oceans" [syn: travel,
         journey]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  74 Moby Thesaurus words for "journey":
     campaign, career, circuit, course, cruise, excursion, expedition,
     fare, gad about, gallivant, globe-trot, go, go abroad,
     go on safari, go overseas, grand tour, hie, hit the trail, jaunt,
     journeyings, journeys, junket, make a journey, make a pilgrimage,
     make a trip, odyssey, outing, package tour, pass, passage, passing,
     peregrinate, peregrination, peregrinations, peripatetics, pilgrim,
     pilgrimage, pleasure trip, proceed, process, progress, push on,
     range, range the world, repair, roam, round trip, route, rove,
     rubberneck, rubberneck tour, run, safari, sally, shoot, sight-see,
     stalk, take a trip, take the road, tour, transit, transition,
     travel, travels, trek, trip, turn, voyage, voyagings, wander,
     wanderings, way, wayfare, wend
  
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Journey
     (1.) A day's journey in the East is from 16 to 20 miles (Num.
     11:31).
     
       (2.) A Sabbath-day's journey is 2,000 paces or yards from the
     city walls (Acts 1:12). According to Jewish tradition, it was
     the distance one might travel without violating the law of Ex.
     16:29. (See SABBATH.)
     

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