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expedition

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expedition/ˌɛkspəˈdɪʃən/noun
pluralexpeditions
expedition
/ˌɛkspəˈdɪʃən/
noun
pluralexpeditions
Learner's definition of EXPEDITION  
[count]
: a journey especially by a group of people for a specific purpose (such as to explore a distant place or to do research)
◊ The phrase fishing expedition is sometimes used in a disapproving way, especially in U.S. English, to describe a situation in which a person or group looks for evidence that someone has done something wrong without having a good reason to believe the evidence exists.
— also used in a playful way to refer to a short trip for a specific purpose
: a group of people who travel together to a distant place: a group of people who go on an expedition
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