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safari (səˈfɑːrɪ



(plural) -ris
  1. an overland journey or hunting expedition, esp in Africa
  2. any recreational journey or expedition
  3. the people, animals, etc, that go on the expedition

Word Origin

C19: from Swahili: journey, from Arabic safarīya, from safara to travel

Translations for 'safari'

  • British English: safari A safari is an expedition for hunting or observing wild animals, especially in East Africa.Most visitors arrive at the park the night before their safari.səˈfɑːrɪ NOUN
  • Arabic: رِحْلَةٌ سفاري
  • Brazilian Portuguese: safári
  • Chinese: 狩猎远征
  • Croatian: safari
  • Czech: safari
  • Danish: safari
  • Dutch: safari
  • European Spanish: safari
  • Finnish: safari
  • French: safari
  • German: Safari Safaris
  • Greek: σαφάρι
  • Italian: safari
  • Japanese: サファリ
  • Korean: 사파리
  • Norwegian: safari
  • Polish: safari
  • Portuguese: safari
  • Romanian: safari safariuri
  • Russian: сафари
  • Spanish: safari
  • Swedish: safari
  • Thai: การเดินทางเพื่อล่าสัตว์และท่องเที่ยว
  • Turkish: safari
  • Ukrainian: сафарі
  • Vietnamese: cuộc đi săn

Example Sentences Including 'safari'

But no, it's like that Noah's Ark, and your safari lodge -- you just like to have them.
Davis, John Gordon Seize the Reckless Wind
My wife's been nagging for years to go on one of those African safari things.
Or you could sell the farm, and the safari lodge, and the boat.
Davis, John Gordon Seize the Reckless Wind


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