tour·​ing | \ ˈtu̇r-iŋ \

Definition of touring

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

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As if the touring, music, and perfumes weren't enough, Grande also earned income from a year-long contract with Reebok, which was first announced in September 2017. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Ariana Grande Is All About Her Money in "7 Rings." Here's Where She Gets It All From.," 19 Jan. 2019 Like Shin Lim, magicians in The Illusionists have taken their chances on AGT outside of touring in the group. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "The Illusionists of 'America's Got Talent' Have a Surprisingly Familiar Face In Their Cast," 22 Aug. 2018 When the Phil is off, expect to see touring bands, comedians, and local burlesque or variety shows; keep an eye out for a new addition to the programming: classic movies backed by a live orchestra, a local favorite. Paul Oswell, Condé Nast Traveler, "15 Best Things To Do In New Orleans," 4 Mar. 2018 The company shipped 51% more touring bikes, typically the company’s most expensive models. Micah Maidenberg, WSJ, "Harley-Davidson Asks for Patience, Expects Tough Market in 2019," 24 Oct. 2018 Road bikes, for instance, come with additional cool-sounding designations—racing, endurance, adventure, gravel, cyclocross, and touring, to name just a few. Emily Abbate, GQ, "Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Bike for Fitness," 7 June 2018 Ethnic food - Enjoy touring, shopping and tasting great food at various Cleveland markets during the June 18 Jenkins Place Senior Center Lolly the Trolley Ethnic Market Tour. Joanne Berger Dumound/special To,, "National Day of Prayer brings joy to those who attend: Olmsted Dates and Data," 7 May 2018 Beyoncé and Jay Z even managed to take some time off from their touring schedule to sit seaside in Cannes. Vogue, "The Most Glamorous Celebrity Vacations of Summer 2018," 19 July 2018 He was fired by his bandmates after a disagreement over the touring schedule. Eder Campuzano,, "Fleetwood Mac will play Portland's Moda Center in November," 25 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of touring

1794, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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