tourist card


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

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In addition, Mexico requires that all foreign visitors who are not legal residents of Mexico have a tourist card or visa. James Clark,, "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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