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1. Formerly, a passage either by sea or land; a journey, in general; but not chiefly limited to a passing by sea or water from one place, port, or country, to another; especially, a passing or journey by water to a distant place or country. I love a sea voyage and a blustering tempest. (J. Fletcher) So steers the prudent crane Her annual voyage, borne on winds. (milton) All the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. (Shak)

2. The act or practice of traveling. Nations have interknowledge of one another by voyage into foreign parts, or strangers that come to them. (bacon)

3. Course; way.

Origin: OE. Veage, viage, OF. Veage, viage, veiage, voiage, F. Voyage, LL. Viaticum, fr. L. Viaticum traveling money, provision for a journey, from viaticus belonging to a road or journey, fr. Via way, akin to E. Way. See Way, and cf. Convey, Deviate, Devious, Envoy, Trivial, Viaduct, Viaticum.

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Brain evolution last 40,000 years

... is evolution. Having said that do yourself a favor and grab a copy of Charles Darwin “The origin of the species” also one of his other books “The voyage of the Beagle 1839” Charles Darwin really was a brilliant man that paved the way really to what we know as modern Biology today the subject you ...

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... struck me that there was a flaw somewhere in that contention. Captain James Cook took some natives from Tahiti with him on the rest of his voyage. They, or at least one of them, were able to converse with the Maori in New Zealand. Language has a way of changing rather rapidly in isolation. ...

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