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safari

[ suh-fahr-ee ]
/ s蓹藞f蓱r i /
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Definition of safari

noun, plural sa路fa路ris.
a journey or expedition, for hunting, exploration, or investigation, especially in eastern Africa.
the hunters, guides, vehicles, equipment, etc., forming such an expedition.
any long or adventurous journey or expedition.
verb (used without object), sa路fa路ried, sa路fa路ri路ing.
to go on a safari.
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Origin of safari

1885鈥90; <Swahili <Arabic safar journey
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British Dictionary definitions for safari

safari
/ (s蓹藞f蓱藧r瑟) /

noun plural -ris
an overland journey or hunting expedition, esp in Africa
any recreational journey or expedition
the people, animals, etc, that go on the expedition

Word Origin for safari

C19: from Swahili: journey, from Arabic safar墨ya, from safara to travel
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