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visitors' book Line breaks: vis|it¦ors' book

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of visitors' book in English:


chiefly British
A book in which visitors to a public building write their names and addresses, and sometimes remarks.
Example sentences
  • ‘Scottish people deserve more,’ one wrote in the visitors' book at the Holyrood building site.
  • One lady from Northern Ireland wrote in the visitors' book that her visit had been ‘the most inspirational two hours of her 67 years on the planet’.
  • They may inscribe their presence on the site by having their picture taken there, writing their name in the visitors' book or carving it on a rock, leaving an offering of flowers or creating a small cairn or shrine.
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