i·tin·er·ar·y (ī-tĭnə-rĕr′ē, ĭ-tĭn-)
n. pl. i·tin·er·ar·ies
1. A route or proposed route of a journey.
2. An account or record of a journey.
3. A guidebook for travelers.
1. Of or relating to a journey or route.
2. Traveling from place to place; itinerant.
[Middle English itinerarie, from Late Latin itinerārium, account of a journey, from neuter of itinerārius, of traveling, from Latin iter, itiner-, journey; see ei- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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