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[ahy-tin-uh-rer-ee, ih-tin-]
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noun, plural i·tin·er·ar·ies.
  1. a detailed plan for a journey, especially a list of places to visit; plan of travel.
  2. a line of travel; route.
  3. an account of a journey; record of travel.
  4. a book describing a route or routes of travel with information helpful to travelers; guidebook for travelers.
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  1. of or relating to travel or travel routes.
  2. Obsolete. itinerant.
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Origin of itinerary

1425–75; late Middle English < Late Latin itinerārium, noun use of neuter of itinerārius of a journey, equivalent to itiner- (stem of iter) journey (see iter) + -ārius -ary
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Related Words for itinerary

path, tour, journey, route, guidebook, run, circuit, schedule, beat, course, program, way, line, guide, outline

Examples from the Web for itinerary

Contemporary Examples of itinerary

Historical Examples of itinerary

  • I'll ask Hepton to give me an itinerary of the trip and I will wire when and where I will join you.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug

    Joseph C. Lincoln

  • The Salzburg Itinerary describes the church as "very large and beautiful."

    Pagan and Christian Rome

    Rodolfo Lanciani

  • Space will only permit of its itinerary and a few of my impressions and experiences.

  • By limiting myself somewhat as to itinerary I can do the thing.

    High Adventure

    James Norman Hall

  • "Sure, I wonder what's the next step in our itinerary," Connie said.

    Roy Blakeley's Camp on Wheels

    Percy Keese Fitzhugh

British Dictionary definitions for itinerary


noun plural -aries
  1. a plan or line of travel; route
  2. a record of a journey
  3. a guidebook for travellers
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  1. of or relating to travel or routes of travel
  2. a less common word for itinerant
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Word Origin and History for itinerary


mid-15c., "route of travel," from Late Latin itinerarium "account of a journey," noun use of neuter of itinerarius "of a journey," from Latin itineris "journey" (see itinerant). By late 15c. it meant "record of a journey;" extended sense "sketch of a proposed route" is from 1856.

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