destination


destination
01. The travelers hopped on the plane; their [destination], Kingston, Jamaica.
02. When they finally reached their [destination], they were very tired from driving all day.
03. Hawaii is probably one of the world's best known tourist [destinations].
04. The rocket stopped briefly to refuel on the moon before heading for its final [destination] of Mars.
05. The victim left on Monday for a two-week holiday, but never reached his [destination].
06. Washington State is becoming a major tourist [destination] for those who enjoy cycling holidays.
07. Before travelling to a foreign country, get advice on health issues at your [destination].
08. We can deliver your parcel to any [destination] in the world in under 24 hours.
09. The beaches of Australia have become a prime [destination] for surfers from around the world.
10. Customs officials searched the truck thoroughly before allowing it to proceed to its [destination] in New York State.
11. She is hoping to discover a relatively untouched and unspoiled [destination] to visit.
12. The United States is a popular [destination] for foreign travelers from many countries.
13. The city of Antwerp is an important rail and road center for both Belgian and international [destinations].
14. We looked through the travel brochures at the tourist agency, trying to choose a [destination] for our summer holidays.
15. From the late 1800s to the 1970s, almost 25 million people left Italy to start new lives in other countries, with about 12 million leaving for [destinations] outside of Europe.
16. Fifty years after the letter was mailed, it finally reached its [destination], after being found in a frozen mailbag on a plane which had crashed in the mountains.
17. Arthur Ashe once noted that success is a journey, not a [destination].
18. Greg Anderson once suggested that one should focus on the journey, not the [destination]. Joy is found not in finishing an activity, but in doing it.
19. A Chinese proverb reminds us that it is not the [destination] that is important, but the journey there.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • destination — Destination. s. f. v. La disposition que l on fait de quelque chose dans son esprit. La destination des deniers, suivant la destination qui en avoit esté faite. Il s employe aussi dans le sens actif. On n a pas suivi la destination des fondateurs …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Destination — Des ti*na tion, n. [L. destinatio determination: cf. F. destination destination.] 1. The act of destining or appointing. [1913 Webster] 2. Purpose for which anything is destined; predetermined end, object, or use; ultimate design. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • destination — 1590s, act of appointing, from L. destinationem (nom. destinatio) purpose, design, from pp. stem of destinare determine, appoint, choose, make firm or fast, from de completely, formally (see DE (Cf. de )) + stinare, related to stare to stand,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Destination — (lat., franz.), Bestimmung, Endzweck; destinieren, bestimmen, ausersehen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon


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