tourist card

noun

Definition of tourist card

: a citizenship identity card issued to a tourist usually for a stated period of time in lieu of a passport or a visa

Examples of tourist card in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition, Mexico requires that all foreign visitors who are not legal residents of Mexico have a tourist card or visa. James Clark, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Meet the neighbors with Tijuana daytrip," 19 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of tourist card

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Tourist card.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tourist%20card. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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