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Pronunciation

Etymology

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

Noun

Singular
tour

Plural
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  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. (cricket) A trip taken to another nation by a test side in which several matches will be played
  5. (dated) A tower.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to tour

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to tour (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  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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French

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] turris (tower).

Noun

tour f. (plural tours)

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

Etymology 2

From Old French torner, tourner.

Noun

tour m. (plural tours)

  1. turn, circumference
  2. go, turn

Etymology 3

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] tornus.

Noun

tour m. (plural tours)

  1. lathe, potter's wheel

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