start for (some place)

start for (some place)

To set off on a journey to some place. We'll need to start for the summit as soon as the sun rises if we hope to make it back down before dark. Make sure you have all your preparations ready tonight—we start for Europe in the morning.
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start for

some place to begin a journey to some place. When shall we start for Springfield? We will start for Detroit before dawn.
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