grand tour


grand tour

noun

: a journey to the different countries of Europe that in the past was part of the education of wealthy young people from Britain and the U.S.

: a tour that is given to show people around a place

Full Definition of GRAND TOUR

1
:  an extended tour of the Continent that was formerly a usual part of the education of young British gentlemen
2
:  an extensive and usually educational tour

Examples of GRAND TOUR

  1. They offered to give us a grand tour of their new house.

First Known Use of GRAND TOUR

1670

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