American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act or pastime of visiting sights of interest.
- adj. Used or engaged in sightseeing: a sightseeing bus; a sightseeing tour.
- sight + seeing (Wiktionary)
“Does it mean that sightseeing is a straight activity?”
“The sightseeing is impressive, including rock formations, plants, and birds.”
“The next day was spent in sightseeing around Taipei, visiting many prominent landmarks like the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial, the Lungshan Temple, The Grand Hotel, the National War Memorial and a drive by of the former Taihoku Camp 6 site where Harry and George spent their first months as POWs in Taiwan.”
“Someone wants to interview these soon-to-be expatriates, then more New York City sightseeing is on my agenda.”
“– Tax breaks for luxury transportation: Exemption from taxes on transportation provided by seaplanes and certain sightseeing flights exempt from taxes on air transportation”
“The week was filled with sightseeing from a rented Volkswagen convertible.”
“We come out into a swirl of snow, and henceforward sightseeing is difficult.”
“Eight consecutive hours spent in sightseeing under a blazing sun is no light and ladylike délassement at any time, but when the absorbing interest, the horrible associations and excitement of the whole, is added to the account, I cannot wonder at my fatigue of last night, or my headache of to-day.”
“You're telling me that I can't use certain words in the English language - I can't call myself 'tour guide' or say 'sightseeing' - without a license?”
“Friday was spent in sightseeing around Taipei city visiting the world famous National Palace Museum, Chiang Kai Shek Memorial, and the Dragon Mountain Temple, with a visit to a night market rounding out the day’s activities.”
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