Definition of Cook, Thomas in English:

Cook, Thomas

Line breaks: Thomas Cook
Pronunciation: /kʊk
 
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  • (1808–92), English founder of the travel firm Thomas Cook. In 1841 he organized the first publicly advertised excursion train in England; the success of this venture led him to organize further excursions both in Britain and abroad, laying the foundations for the tourist and travel-agent industry.

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