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tour British & World English

A journey for pleasure in which several different places are visited

tour English Thesaurus

he went on a grand tour of Europe

the tour in tour British & World English

(In golf, tennis, and other sports) the annual round of events in which top professionals compete

La Tour New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, Georges de (1593–1652), French painter

Cook's tour British & World English

A rapid tour of many places

grand tour British & World English

A cultural tour of Europe formerly undertaken, especially in the 18th century, by a young man of the upper classes as a part of his education

guided tour British & World English

A tour conducted by a guide

tour guide British & World English

A person employed to show tourists around places of interest

mystery tour British & World English

A pleasure excursion to an unspecified destination

tour d'horizon British & World English

A broad general survey or summary of an argument or event

tour operator British & World English

A travel agent specializing in package holidays

walking tour British & World English

A sightseeing tour made on foot

tour en l'air British & World English

A movement in which a dancer jumps straight upwards and completes at least one full revolution in the air before landing

tour de force British & World English

A performance or achievement that has been accomplished or managed with great skill

Tour de France British & World English

An annual long-distance race for professional cyclists first held in 1903 and taking place primarily on the roads of France over a period of about three weeks. It consists of multiple stages which are separately timed, several of these stages encompassing mountainous terrain in the Alps and the Pyrenees

tour de stade British & World English

An exercise session in which a person runs up and down every section of steps in a stadium

tour de force English Thesaurus

such pictures are by no means simply a technical tour de force

La Tour, Georges de British & World English

(1593–1652), French painter. He is best known for his nocturnal religious scenes and his subtle portrayal of candlelight. Notable works: St Joseph the Carpenter (1645) and The Denial of St Peter (1650)

package holiday British & World English

A holiday organized by a travel agent, with arrangements for transport, accommodation, etc., made at an inclusive price

package tour in package holiday British & World English

A holiday organized by a travel agent, with arrangements for transport, accommodation, etc., made at an inclusive price

tour of duty in tour British & World English

A spell of duty on military or diplomatic service