grand tour

noun

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 in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of grand tour

1678


GRAND TOUR Defined for English Language Learners

grand tour

noun

Definition of grand tour for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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