tour·​ing | \ ˈtu̇r-iŋ How to pronounce touring (audio) \

Definition of touring

1 : participation in a tour
2 : cross-country skiing for pleasure

Examples of touring in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The deal is for three years with an undisclosed split that covers all revenue streams, including recording, merchandise, touring, and endorsements. Alexei Barrionuevo, Billboard, "How 88rising Teamed With a Filipino Telco Giant to Develop Global Crossovers," 28 Sep. 2020 Meadow Brook Hall, a historic mansion in Rochester Hills, reopens this Saturday for public touring. Minnah Arshad, Detroit Free Press, "Historic landmark Meadow Brook Hall reopens for tours Saturday," 4 Feb. 2021 Now Live Nation and other corporate giants want in — and touring is coming back. Tatiana Cirisano, Billboard, "As Livestreaming Goes Mainstream, It Could Be Survival of the Biggest," 29 Jan. 2021 Hamilton became the centerpiece of DSM’s new relationship with Broadway Across America, which brings Broadway touring shows to cities across the country. Michael Granberry, Dallas News, "‘Hamilton’ is coming back to Dallas Summer Musicals," 22 Jan. 2021 The sale does not include the theater, which re-opened in 2018 after massive renovations and almost immediately became a prime concert venue for mid-sized touring acts. Eric Heisig, cleveland, "Office property connected to Agora Theatre in Cleveland sold, new owners plan to add apartments," 15 Jan. 2021 Since touring is off the table likely well into next year, Cautious Clay (real name Joshua Karpeh) says he's stayed busy writing and producing new music. Gary Dinges, USA TODAY, "Foo Fighters, The Roots, Demi Lovato, Jason Mraz among performers for Save Our Stages Fest," 16 Oct. 2020 The pandemic has decimated the live touring industry, and performers are understandably anxious about their futures and providing for their band and crew members. Washington Post, "Country music’s pandemic year: Frustration, backlash and a sad ending," 28 Dec. 2020 Since most national touring acts are still off the road, the Tobin Center has instead focused on area artists, including two weeks of performances of holiday music by Doc Watkins and his Trio this month. Deborah Martin,, "2020 a year in arts that almost wasn’t in San Antonio: Theaters, dancehalls and museums shut down for months this year before reopening to a new world," 23 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of touring

1794, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of touring was in 1794

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24 Feb 2021

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“Touring.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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