I. noun Etymology: Middle English viage, veyage, from Anglo-French veiage, from Late Latin viaticum, from Latin, traveling money, from neuter of viaticus of a journey, from via way — more at way Date: 14th century 1. an act or instance of traveling ; journey 2. a course or period of traveling by other than land routes <
a long sea voyage
3. an account of a journey especially by sea II. verb (voyaged; voyaging) Date: 15th century intransitive verb to take a trip ; travel transitive verb sail, traversevoyager noun

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