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bon voyage

[ bon voi-ahzh; French bawnvwa-yazh ]
/ ˌbɒn vɔɪˈɑʒ; French bɔ̃ vwaˈyaʒ /
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interjection
(have a) pleasant trip.
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Origin of bon voyage

1490–1500; <French: literally, good journey. See boon2, voyage
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British Dictionary definitions for bon voyage

bon voyage
/ (French bɔ̃ vwajaʒ) /

sentence substitute
a phrase used to wish a traveller a pleasant journey

Word Origin for bon voyage

French, literally: good journey
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