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From expedio (bring forward) +‎ -tio (noun forming suffix).


expedītio f (genitive expedītiōnis); third declension

  1. expedition, campaign
  2. march
  3. (Christianity) mission: an evangelical campaign in a foreign land.


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative expedītiō expedītiōnēs
genitive expedītiōnis expedītiōnum
dative expedītiōnī expedītiōnibus
accusative expedītiōnem expedītiōnēs
ablative expedītiōne expedītiōnibus
vocative expedītiō expedītiōnēs



  • expeditio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • expeditio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “expeditio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • expeditio in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to go to war, commence a campaign: proficisci ad bellum, in expeditionem (Sall. Iug. 103)