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See also: voyagé
voyage (plural voyages)
- A long journey, especially by ship.
- 1599 (first performance), William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Iulius Cæsar”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies […] (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, →OCLC, [Act IV, scene iii], page 126, column 1:
- There is a Tide in the affayres of men, / Which taken at the Flood, leades on to Fortune: / Omitted, all the voyage of their life, / Is bound in Shallowes, and in Miſeries.
- 1621 (first performance), John Fletcher, “The Wild-Goose Chase; a Comedy”, in Fifty Comedies and Tragedies. […], [part 1], London: […] J[ohn] Macock [and H. Hills], for John Martyn, Henry Herringman, and Richard Marriot, published 1679, →OCLC, Act V, scene vi, page 467, column 2:
- I love a Sea voyage and a bluſtring tempeſt; [...]
- (archaic) A written account of a journey or travel.
- 1690, “The Preface to the Reader”, in A Full and True Relation of the Great and Wonderful Revolution That Hapned Lately in the Kingdom of Siam in the East-Indies, London: Randal Taylor, page v:
- I cannot learn what his Name was, unleſs by the Inſcription of the Letters he ſent to the Pope, and to the French King in the Year 1688, mentioned in the ſecond Voyage of Father Tachard […]
- 1690, “A Relation of the Late Great Revolution in Siam, and the Driving Out of the French”, in A Full and True Relation of the Great and Wonderful Revolution That Hapned Lately in the Kingdom of Siam in the East-Indies, London: Randal Taylor, page 1:
- By the various Relations, Embaſſies and Voyages of Siam that have been publiſht within theſe laſt Four Years […]
- (obsolete) The act or practice of travelling.
- 1631, Francis [Bacon], “New Atlantis. A Worke Vnfinished.”, in Sylua Syluarum: Or A Naturall Historie. In Ten Centuries. […], 3rd edition, London: […] William Rawley; [p]rinted by J[ohn] H[aviland] for William Lee […], page 12, →OCLC:
- [...] [A]ll Nations haue Enterknowledge one of another, either by Voyage into Forreine Parts, or by Strangers that come to them: [...]
long journey; especially by ship
Conjugation of voyage
to go on a long journey
- IPA(key): /vwa.jaʒ/
Audio (France, Paris) (file)
- (Louisiana) IPA(key): [vo.jaʒ], [(v)wɒ.jaʒ]
- Homophones: voyagent, voyages
- Hyphenation: vo‧yage
- Rhymes: -ɑʒ
voyage m (plural voyages)
- inflection of :
- agence de voyages
- bon voyage
- gens de voyage
- récit de voyage
- voyage d’affaires
- voyage dans le temps
- voyage de noces
- “voyage”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.