tour

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French tour, tourn, from the verb torner, tourner.

Noun[edit]

tour (plural tours)

  1. A journey through a particular building, estate, country, etc.
  2. A guided visit to a particular place, or virtual place.
  3. A journey through a given list of places, such as by an entertainer performing concerts.
  4. (sports, chiefly cricket and rugby) A trip taken to another country in which several matches are played.
  5. (military) A tour of duty.
  6. (obsolete) A going round; a circuit.
    • Milton
      The bird of Jove stooped from his airy tour.
  7. (obsolete) A turn; a revolution.
    the tours of the heavenly bodies
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Blackmore to this entry?)
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Verb[edit]

tour (third-person singular simple present tours, present participle touring, simple past and past participle toured)

  1. (intransitive) To make a journey; as, to tour throughout a country.
  2. (transitive) To make a circuit of a place
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Etymology 2[edit]

Old French tor, French tour (tower)

Noun[edit]

tour (plural tours)

  1. (dated) A tower.

Etymology 3[edit]

See toot.

Verb[edit]

tour (third-person singular simple present tours, present participle touring, simple past and past participle toured) (obsolete)

  1. To toot a horn.

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French[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French tor, from Latin turris

Noun[edit]

tour f (plural tours)

  1. tower
    La tour de Pise est penchée. - The Tower of Pisa is leaning.
  2. (chess) rook

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French torner, tourner.

Noun[edit]

tour m (plural tours)

  1. turn, circumference
  2. go, turn
  3. walk, stroll

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin tornus.

Noun[edit]

tour m (plural tours)

  1. lathe, potter’s wheel

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

tour m (plural tours)

  1. tour (guided visit)
  2. tour (journey through a given list of places)

Scots[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

tour (plural tours)

  1. tour

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

tour (plural tours)

  1. tower

Spanish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tour m (plural tours)

  1. tour, guided visit to a country, museum, etc.
  2. (sports) tour, a trip to another country to play matches
  3. (music) tour, a trip to other countries undertaken by a singer or musician

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