travel through

travel through (something or some place)

1. To move or journey in one side of something and out another. We'll be traveling through a long tunnel shortly, so you won't get any reception on your cell phones for a while. We should travel through the forest to reach the camp quicker.
2. To move or journey around or across something or some place. The crew will travel through space for nearly three months on their way to Mars. I'm traveling through France on my way to Spain.
3. To move or journey among or between something. I'd been traveling through the trees for some time with no sign of the village anywhere. Unfortunately, there was no way to avoid traveling through the gloopy mud.
4. To move or journey during a particular kind of weather. We were traveling through such thick fog that we could barely see a foot in front of us. You should never travel through a lightning storm on foot.
See also: through, travel

travel through something

 
1. to make a journey through some area or country. We will have to travel through Germany to get there. Do you want to travel through the desert or through the mountains?
2. to make a journey through some kind of weather condition. I hate to travel through the rain. I refuse to travel through a snowstorm.
See also: through, travel
References in classic literature ?
Then he came back and went with his master, who said, 'We two ought to be able to travel through the wide world!' And when they had gone a little way they came upon a hunter, who was on his knees, his gun on his shoulder, aiming at something.
'Oh, go with me,' said the man; 'if we three are together we shall easily travel through the wide world.'
'Oh, go with me,' said the man; 'if we four are together we shall easily travel through the wide world.'
'Oh, go with me; if we five are together, we shall easily travel through the wide world.' So he went with him, and, not long afterwards, they met a man who wore a little hat, but he had it slouched over one ear.
`To travel through Time!' exclaimed the Very Young Man.
It is my plan for a machine to travel through time.
Sophia having directed her guide to travel through bye-roads, across the country, they now passed the Severn, and had scarce got a mile from the inn, when the young lady, looking behind her, saw several horses coming after on full speed.