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Pronunciation:  `destu'neyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the ultimate goal for which something is done
  2. [n]  written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location
  3. [n]  the place designated as the end (as of a race or journey); "a crowd assembled at the finish"; "he was nearly exhuasted as their destination came into view"

DESTINATION is a 11 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: address, finish, goal, name and address, terminus
 See Also: direction, end, end, finish line, finishing line, goal, instruction, letter, missive, postal code, postcode, poste restante, return address, zip code



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Des`ti*na"tion\, n. [L. destinatio determination:
cf. F. destination destination.]
1. The act of destining or appointing.

2. Purpose for which anything is destined; predetermined end,
   object, or use; ultimate design.

3. The place set for the end of a journey, or to which
   something is sent; place or point aimed at.

Syn: Appointment; design; purpose; intention; destiny; lot;
     fate; end.

Thesaurus Terms
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