from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The practice of traveling for pleasure.
  • n. The business of providing tours and services for tourists.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of travelling or sightseeing, particularly away from one's home.
  • n. Collectively, the tourists visiting a place or landmark.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Traveling for pleasure.

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

  • n. the business of providing services to tourists


From tour +‎ -ism. (Wiktionary)



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