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  • n. An open-top or soft-top motor car suitable for touring
  • n. A touring bicycle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who travels for pleasure
  • n. large open car seating four with folding top


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  • Being steel framed it was perfect to retrofit as a solid tourer, which is what I did and what it now is.

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  • But a "tourer", well, that conjures a more appealing picture, like, say, a leisurely cruise in the Highlands, complete with a ­hamper of smoked salmon, oysters and champagne, and a harmo­nious family listening to Radio 3.

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  • This is not an uncompromising sports car but a beautifully finished and comfortable fast open tourer which is easily quick enough to entertain.

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  • Ed Striebig , Bentley's regional manager for South East Asia and Austral asia, said the company has a full order book in Australia for the next 15 months for its new Mulsanne grand tourer, which sells for 657,000 Australian dollars, or about US$655,100.

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  • It is still less expensive than the CL grand tourer, of course, which tops out at an impressive $204,575.

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  • I came into this drive expecting a luxury grand tourer that was also fast, but instead found a track-oriented super car that is also luxurious.

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  • The sleek sports tourer has shed two cylinders from its engine and lost some horsepower—but Dan Neil says that only makes it better.

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  • That said, this sleek open-top sports tourer available this fall gets only better with the subtraction of two cylinders.

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  • Keen to tap into this lucrative vein, BMW has knocked out a tourer; Ferrari makes scandalously expensive road bikes; and now Mini Cooper has produced a range of two-wheelers, each named after races its rally cars have won.

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  • Whether your summer break is an epic two-wheeled trek on a rugged tourer kitted out with fully loaded panniers, or a relaxing week lying on ...

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