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Cook, Thomas

Syllabification: Cook, Thomas
Pronunciation: /
 
ko͝ok/

Definition of Cook, Thomas in English:

( 1808–92), English founder of the travel agency 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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