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travelogue

Line breaks: trav|el¦ogue
Pronunciation: /ˈtravəlɒɡ
 
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Definition of travelogue in English:

noun

A film, book, or illustrated lecture about the places visited by or experiences of a traveller.
Example sentences
  • Michael Palin, former Python, writer and TV presenter, veteran of several television travelogues with the massive-selling books to match, falls in love with the Scottish Colourists.
  • Among the plethora of books, travelogues and pictorial accounts portraying the city, one recent local publication clearly stands out.
  • Throughout the Toronto filmmaker's body of work over the last decade - which ranges from experimental shorts to travelogues - they continually recur as both a visual motif and a subject.

Origin

early 20th century: from travel, on the pattern of monologue.

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