A turning a circuitous route a deviation from an immediate course as detours of Mississippi
- vacation via a detour
- a roundabout roadway (especially one that's made use of briefly while a main course is blocked)
- A turning; a circuitous route; a deviation from a primary training course; since, the detours associated with Mississippi.
1738, from French d
- 1836 (intransitive); 1905 (transitive), from detour (letter.). Associated: Detoured; detouring.
(n.) A turning; a circuitous path; a deviation from a primary course; because, the detours associated with the Mississippi.
The attack was made in two columns: one, tinder Colonel Hunter, marching along the river-bank, approached Firket from the north; while the other, under Major Burn-Murdoch, making a detour through the desert, approached it from the south.