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Voyager

[voi-uh-jer]
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noun
  1. one of a series of U.S. space probes that obtained scientific information while flying by the planets Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus.
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  • No voyager or artist can do justice to the scenery of the Bosphorus.

  • This is the boat of the northern traveler, the voyager of the upper ways.

    The Way to the West

    Emerson Hough

  • The voyager makes his paddle about as long as his rifle, up to his chin in length.

    The Way to the West

    Emerson Hough

  • True, according to the voyager, the precious metal was itself absent.

  • Now what strikes the voyager is the barrenness and desolation of the land.

    Cape Cod

    Henry D. Thoreau


British Dictionary definitions for voyager

Voyager

noun
  1. either of two US spacecraft that studied the outer solar system; Voyager 1 visited Jupiter (1979) and Saturn (1980), Voyager 2 visited Jupiter (1979) and Saturn (1981) and made the first flyby of Uranus (1986) and Neptune (1989)
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