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Noun: diversion  dI'vur-zhun or di'vur-shun
  1. An activity that diverts, amuses or stimulates
    "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists";
    - recreation
  2. A turning aside (of your course, attention or concern)
    "a diversion from the main highway";
    - deviation, digression, deflection, deflexion [Brit], divagation
  3. An attack calculated to draw enemy defence away from the point of the principal attack
    - diversionary attack

Derived forms: diversions

Type of: activity, attack, onrush, onset, onslaught, turn, turning

Encyclopedia: Diversion